How to remove an ssdpsrv error
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Ssdpsrv.exe file information
Description: ssdpsrv.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 57,104 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 55,568 bytes.
The program has a visible window. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. ssdpsrv.exe is able to hide itself. ssdpsrv.exe seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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External information from Paul Collins:
- "SSDPSRV" is not required to run at start up. Simple Service Discovery Protocol (SSDP) and General Event Notification Architecture (GENA) services for network plug and play functionality. Starts up a web server on port 5000. Used by Universal Plug and Play (for network device discovery). To remove this program, open Add/Remove Programs, select either Communications (Me) or Networking Services (XP), and remove the checkmark next to Universal Plug and Play
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ssdpsrv.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ssdpsrv.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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