How to remove an SSAAD error
The free file information forum can help you determine if SSAAD.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
SSAAD.exe file information
The process known as SonicStage Atrac Hard Disk Monitor
belongs to software SonicStage or Sonic.net Accelerator or Acoustica Effects Pack or Lemonade Tycoon Deluxe or MobiSystems OfficeSuite Classic or Quicken (version 2001 Basic) or BFD Windows Setup (version 2) or Sid Meier's Civilization (version 4)
by Sony (www.sony.com) or SONY (www.sony.com).
Description: The file SSAAD.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ or in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder or in the "My Files" folder or in the folder "C:\Program Files" or in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 81,920 bytes (97% of all occurrences), 472,632 bytes and 4 more variants.
It is not a Windows system file. The application has no file description. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program has no visible window. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case you experience problems using SSAAD.exe, you may want to uninstall SonicStage or Sonic.net Accelerator software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).
Recommended: Identify SSAAD.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SSAAD.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SSAAD.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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