What is sshnas21.dll?

Sshnas21.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. You can fix your sshnas21.dll problem by downloading the correct sshnas21.dll file. The following information can help you determine if sshnas21.dll is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Sshnas21.dll file information

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Description: Sshnas21.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file sshnas21.dll is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder or sometimes in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 175,104 bytes (3% of all occurrences), 228,864 bytes and 136 more variants. 
The service can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The sshnas21.dll file is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. There is no description of the program. Sshnas21.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 51% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware also uses the file name sshnas21.dll, for example Trojan.Generic.4228984 (detected by F-Secure), and Trojan.Win32.FraudPack.aybb or (detected by Kaspersky). Therefore, you should check the sshnas21.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

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It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
McAfee Antivirus
its a small virus innofensive but can slow your computer
SSHNAS21.DLL is a malicious software that work on the system and causes the harm to the system. It increase usage of the process by running the multiple process. So if you are running with this dll file then remove it as soon as possible. It has following behavior. * It register DLL file * And implant the Code to other process * And the infected process create other process * Also create new background service on the machine
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Summary: Average user rating of sshnas21.dll: based on 5 votes with 6 user comments. One user suspects danger. 4 users think sshnas21.dll is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving sshnas21 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with sshnas21. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the sshnas21.dll process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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