How to remove an Isass error
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Isass.exe file information
Description: Isass.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 234,496 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 893,011 bytes and 24 more variants.
There is no description of the program. It is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. Isass.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Isass.exe is able to monitor applications, record inputs and hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 77% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If Isass.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 85% dangerous. The file size is 409,148 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 14,848 bytes, 893,011 bytes or 744,436 bytes. Program has no file description. The program is not visible. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Isass.exe is not a Windows system file. Isass.exe is able to record inputs, connect to Internet, hide itself and monitor applications.
If Isass.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 58% dangerous. The file size is 987,136 bytes. The program has no visible window. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. It is not a Windows system file. Isass.exe is able to monitor applications.
If Isass.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 90% dangerous. The file size is 177,664 bytes.
If Isass.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 60% dangerous. The file size is 135,168 bytes.
If Isass.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 42% dangerous. The file size is 125,952 bytes.
If Isass.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 68% dangerous. The file size is 863,744 bytes.
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "GLSetIT32" definitely not required. Added by a variant of the OPTIX PRO TROJAN!
- "Isass" definitely not required.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Isass.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Isass.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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