What is SSBkgdupdate.exe?
SSBkgdupdate.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 SSBkgdupdate.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.
SSBkgdupdate.exe file information
The process known as SSBkgdUpdate
belongs to software SSBkgdUpdate Application or Dragon NaturallySpeaking (version 8, 9) or ScanSoft OmniPage (version SE 4) or ScanSoft OmniPage SE or ScanSoft PDF Professional (version 4) or ScanSoft PaperPort (version 11) or Nuance Communications or Nuance PDF Professional (version 5)
by Scansoft (www.scansoft.com) or Nuance Communications (www.nuance.com).
Description: SSBkgdupdate.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file SSBkgdupdate.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 155,648 bytes (74% of all occurrences), 210,472 bytes and 4 more variants.
The program has a visible window. The SSBkgdupdate.exe file is not a Windows system file. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). You can uninstall this program in the control panel. SSBkgdupdate.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 8% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall the program PaperPort or ScanSoft OmniPage SE, update it, or ask the software vendor for help. Go to www.scansoft.com or www.nuance.de/support to update it, go to www.scansoft.com or www.nuance.de/support to contact the vendor, or go to PaperPort or ScanSoft OmniPage SE in Windows Control Panel (section Software or Programs) to uninstall it.
Recommended: Identify SSBkgdupdate.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "SSBkgdUpdate" is not required to run at start up.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SSBkgdupdate.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SSBkgdupdate.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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