"SSScheduler.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

What is the "SSScheduler.exe" process on Windows 8? Is the "SSScheduler.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "SSScheduler.exe" process?

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A

"SSScheduler.exe" process represents "McAfee Security Scanner Scheduler" program.

"SSScheduler.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "Boot" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   SSScheduler

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "SSScheduler.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
SSScheduler.exe           3,340 K   McAfee Security Scanner Scheduler

Additional information about "SSScheduler.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\3.11.474\SSScheduler.exe" 

Programe file information:
   Name: SSScheduler.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\3.11.474\SSScheduler.exe
   Description: McAfee Security Scanner Scheduler
   Version: 3,11,474,0
   Size: 407816 bytes
   Last modified: 12/14/2016 8:53:48 AM
   Company Name: McAfee, Inc.
   
Some data files used:
C:\Program Files\McAfee Security Scan\3.11.474

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\Windows\system32\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\Windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\Windows\system32\WINTRUST.dll
C:\Windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\SHLWAPI.dll
C:\Windows\system32\CRYPT32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\Windows\system32\MSASN1.dll
C:\Windows\system32\RPCRT4.dll

"SSScheduler.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "SSScheduler.exe" process.

 

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