ssbkgdupdate.exe - Is ssbkgdupdate.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is ssbkgdupdate.exe?
Purpose of ssbkgdupdate.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: ssbkgdupdate.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
SSBkgdupdate.exe is a file which may have arrived on your pc when your bought it, or it may have also been installed by you. The actual disk location is also shown below (where the file should be located on your disk), so always verify the location to make sure your file is not spyware or virus related. SSBkgdupdate.exe belongs to Scansoft and it is part of the Scansoft software installation, and it is called an updater program that runs at startup. It is not required to run and can be removed if you wish. This file is not considered adware, spyware, or virus related and it is considered safe. Visit ssbkgdupdate.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the ssbkgdupdate.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard disk at C:\Program Files\Common Files\Scansoft Shared\SSBkgdUpdate\SSBkgdupdate.exe" -Embedding -boot


  • Is ssbkgdupdate.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is ssbkgdupdate.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove ssbkgdupdate.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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