What is sasseh.dll?

Sasseh.dll is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if sasseh.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Sasseh.dll file information

The process known as ShellExecuteHook or SUPERAntiSpyware or SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition

belongs to software SuperAntiSpyware or SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition or SUPERAntiSpyware Professional or SUPERAntiSpyware or or Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows (version 7) or Ventrilo Client for Windows (version x64) or My Book Device Driver

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Description: Sasseh.dll is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file sasseh.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in C:\ or in the user's "Documents" folder or in the "C:\Program Files" folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 77,824 bytes (49% of all occurrences), 113,024 bytes, 115,440 bytes, 135,168 bytes or 80,328 bytes. 
This is a special .dll file (Dynamic Link Library), which starts automatically when programs are launched. So it can monitor or manipulate all of your program starts. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. It is not a Windows system file. It monitors program starts. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can also do the following:

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sasseh.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the sasseh.dll 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

I use this daily, have never had an issue.
Part Of Superantispyware which i have used for years. Definately safe.
Security Task Manager says "66" rating it's a ShellExec Hook, but what's suspicious is it gives off a c\documents and settings and a "my projects". Use this program at your discretion. Also Super Anti Spyware leaves stuff after uninstalls. You can disable this process. It's actually the No#1 process after Comodo Firewall
  Young Jizz  
safe and very useful in removing spyware
  big cock john  
not dangerous. just annoying, since its left over after uninstall
Super anti spyware
Shell Execute Hooks are used by Windows to start operations/functions within Windows Explorer. The SASSEH.DLL (Dynamic Link Library) belongs to the SuperAntiSpyware program and is one of the good guys. It is normally located in C:\Program Files. Be vaguely suspicious if it's located elsewhere or if its properties show it other than from
  TheSolution Tewkesbury  
Part of retail purchase of SuperAntiSpyware.
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Summary: Average user rating of sasseh.dll: based on 26 votes with 9 reviews. 22 users think sasseh.dll is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user thinks sasseh.dll is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving sasseh issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with sasseh. 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 sasseh.dll 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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