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Process name: w32/Sasser.E Worm
Application using this process: w32/Sasser.E Worm
Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.
What is lsasss.exe doing on my computer?
lsasss.exe is a process which is registered as w32/Sasser.E Worm. It takes advantage of the Windows LSASS vulnerability, which creates a buffer overflow and instigates your computer to shut down.
To see more information about this vulnerability please look at the following Microsoft bulletin: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-011.mspx.
This process is a security risk and should be removed from your system. Please see additional details regarding this process.
Non-system processes like lsasss.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.
Is lsasss.exe harmful?
Can I stop or remove lsasss.exe?
Is lsasss.exe CPU intensive?
Why is lsasss.exe giving me errors?Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.
Why do I have multiple instances of lsasss.exe?
Multiple copies of a process in your task manager may indicate the presence of a virus or Trojan. Make sure you always use an updated antivirus software and perform a full scan to identify any such cases.
lsasss.exe is known to have 1 other instances:
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