What is SuRun.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 SuRun.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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SuRun.exe file information

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

The process known as SuperUserRun belongs to software SuperUserRun or Super User Run (SuRun) Service by

Description: SuRun.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file SuRun.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 446,513 bytes (21% of all occurrences), 446,508 bytes and 8 more variants. 
SuRun.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The file is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. SuRun.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 68% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware disguises itself as SuRun.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows folder. Therefore, you should check the SuRun.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

This belongs to SuperUserRun software
SuRun ist eine Software mit frei verfügbarem Quelltext, die das Arbeiten mit eingeschränkten Rechten unter Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003, Vista und Windows 7 erleichtert. SuRun ermöglicht es, bestimmte Programme mit administrativen Rechten zu starten, ohne ein Kennwort anzugeben, ohne die Registry des Benutzers zu wechseln oder Umgebungsvariablen zu verändern.
  xdbmw   (further information)
Gute SW für Standarduser
  Sparky   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of SuRun.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. One user thinks SuRun.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving SuRun issues

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