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What is shs.exe?

Shs.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 shs.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.

Shs.exe file information

The process known as Rogers Hi-Speed Internet Self Healing Software or Rogers Self Help Software belongs to software Self Healing Software (SHS) or Rogers Self Healing Software or Rogers Self Help Software by Rogers Cable Communications (www.rogers.com) or Rogers Cable.

Description: Shs.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. shs.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,418,344 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 2,733,416 bytes, 5,166,392 bytes or 2,939,176 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/shs.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. Shs.exe is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 5% dangerous.
If you experience any issues with installation of shs.exe, you can uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Rogers Self Healing or Rogers Self Healing Software).

Recommended: Identify shs.exe related errors

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "RHSI SHS" is not required to run at start up. Rogers Hi-Speed Internet software. "Should you ever lose access to your Rogers Hi-Speed Internet connection or e-mail, the Self-Healing Software (SHS.exe) will automatically repair your settings to get you up and running in a flash"

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as shs.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the shs.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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