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 wsaccsvc.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.
More precise details about what the process belongs to are not available. This is partly because the author is not identified.
Description: Wsaccsvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file wsaccsvc.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder.
Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/XP are 131,072 bytes (37% of all occurrences), 86,016 bytes, 69,632 bytes or 122,880 bytes.
There is no file information. The program is not visible. The wsaccsvc.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wsaccsvc.exe. Therefore, you should check the wsaccsvc.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with wsaccsvc. 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 doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, 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 wsaccsvc.exe 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.