What is SYNSOPOS.exe?

The genuine SYNSOPOS.exe file is a software component of Syncrosoft's License Control by SIA Syncrosoft.
Synsopos.exe is an executable file that belongs to Syncrosoft's License Control, an e-license management and copy-protection program used by Syncrosoft. This is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems.

SynsoPOS stands for Syncrosoft Protected Object Server

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 SYNSOPOS.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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SYNSOPOS.exe file information

The process known as Syncrosoft Protected Object Server or Protected Object Server belongs to software Syncrosoft's License Control or eLicenser Control or SYNCROSOFT SYNSOPOS by SIA Syncrosoft or Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH or Syncrosoft Hard- und Software GmbH (

Description: SYNSOPOS.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. SYNSOPOS.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 942,080 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 937,984 bytes, 2,691,072 bytes or 2,793,472 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. The application can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: It is possible to uninstall Syncrosoft's License Control software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

Recommended: Identify SYNSOPOS.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SYNSOPOS.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SYNSOPOS.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.


User Comments

Component of Syncrosoft copy protection
  Mike Matlin   (further information)
synsopos.exe belongs to SYNCROSOFT SYNSOPOS developed by Syncrosoft Hard- und Software GmbH and located in c:\Program Files\Syncrosoft\POS\SYNSOPOS.exe
This is a part of an elicenser that is use to unlock nexus 2. it wil keep nexus alive if its on,
  DigitalOdyssey   (further information)
its a trojen or a spam , so better to restore your windows for last backup. that is the only way to solve nexus error.

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Summary: Average user rating of SYNSOPOS.exe: based on 6 votes with 4 user comments. 5 users think SYNSOPOS.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks SYNSOPOS.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving SYNSOPOS issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with SYNSOPOS. 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 SYNSOPOS.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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