What is saskutil?

Saskutil.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the operating system, hardware etc. The free file information forum can help you determine if saskutil.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Saskutil.sys file information

The process known as SASKUTIL belongs to software SUPERAntiSpyware or SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition or SUPERAntiSpyware Professional by and ( or (

Description: Saskutil.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The saskutil.sys file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 74,480 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 67,656 bytes and 4 more variants. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program has no visible window. The service has no detailed description. The file is not a Windows system file. The file has a digital signature. Therefore the technical security rating is 28% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of any problems with saskutil.sys, you could completely remove SUPERAntiSpyware or HJCP (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program), consult Superantispyware’s Customer Service or look for a new, improved version.

Recommended: Identify saskutil.sys related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as saskutil.sys. Therefore, you should check the saskutil.sys 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.


User Comments

Part of SUPERAntispyware. Safe
  dpp28   (further information)
Super anti spyware util service
  B Eddy  
part of Superantispyware, a famous anti-spyware application
  mee   (further information)
saskutil.sys is a driver and part of Super Antispyware security software. Should be in C:\Programs\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASKUTIL.sys

Summary: Average user rating of saskutil.sys: based on 3 votes with 4 user comments. 2 users think saskutil.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving saskutil issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with saskutil. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the saskutil.sys process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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