"PulseSecureService.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "PulseSecureService.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "PulseSecureService.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "PulseSecureService.exe" process?

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A

"PulseSecureService.exe" process represents "Pulse Secure Access Service" program created by the "Pulse Secure Service" service.

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

Boot
   PulseSecureService

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
PulseSecureService.e     10,504 K   Pulse Secure Access Service

Additional information about "PulseSecureService.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Pulse Secure\JUNS\PulseSecureService.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: PulseSecureService.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Pulse Secure\JUNS\PulseSecureService.exe
   Description: Pulse Secure Access Service
   Version: 5, 3, 4, 1183
   Size: 182232 bytes
   Last modified: 1/5/2018 1:05:40 PM
   Company Name: Pulse Secure, LLC
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows
C:\Windows\SysWOW64
C:\ProgramData\Pulse Secure\Logging\debuglog.log
C:\ProgramData\Pulse Secure\Logging\debuglog.log
C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\My

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\CustomLocale
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\Protocol_Catalog9
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\NameSpace_Catalog5
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\crypt32

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64win.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64cpu.dll
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Pulse Secure\JUNS\PulseSecureService.exe
C:\windows\SysWOW64\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\WS2_32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\msvcrt.dll

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

 

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