What is Isass.exe?
Isass.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if Isass.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Isass.exe file information
Description: Isass.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. 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 you should also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify Isass.exe related errors
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. The software 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 the 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 also uses the file name Isass.exe, for example Trojan.Win32.Hider.gh or Worm.Win32.AutoRun.pa (detected by Kaspersky), and Trojan:Win32/Hider.gen or VirTool:Win32/VBInject.B (detected by Microsoft). 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.
megabytes (further information)
Shinigane (further information)
Ramesh P Sharma
Brooklynn Craig Inc. Mad, Ky
neoaie (further information)
Marie (further information)
Paul Luchter luckyshow
zeeroallen (further information)
KuHaKuSo (further information)
Martin (further information)
Winford 'Mac' Maneice (further information)
Security Task Manager shows all running Windows tasks including embedded hidden functions (e.g. keyboard or browser monitoring, autostart entry). A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware, keylogger or a Trojan.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, malware and tracking threats from your hard disk. Ideal supplement to Security Task Manager.
SpeedUpMyPC scans, cleans, repairs and optimizes your computer.
kernels64.exe k2admin.exe psimsvc.exe Isass.exe tpkmapap.exe arp1394.sys logmeinsystray.exe mfc80deu.dll bargains.exe ctnotify.exe attext.dll [all]