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What is SSync.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the SSync.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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SSync.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with SSync
SSync.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Lua Launcher belongs to software LuaRT or Adobe Common File Installer by unknown.

Description: SSync.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. SSync.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 36,864 bytes (56% of all occurrences), 37,376 bytes or 41,984 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/ssync.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. The software has no file description. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run). The SSync.exe file is not a Windows core file. SSync.exe appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 50% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with Adobe Common File Installer occur, you could also safely remove the program using the uninstall program of (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program), use the software publisher’s support or check if there is a newer version available.

Recommended: Identify SSync.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SSync.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, for example Adware.Agent.POR (detected by F-Secure), and Adware.Agent.POR (detected by BitDefender). Therefore, you should check the SSync.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Lua Launcher has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.

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Best practices for resolving SSync issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with SSync. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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



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