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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
SSCRun.exe is a program file which may have arrived on your computer if you have installed the AOL software. AOL is a worldwide ISP service, among many other things and website portal. This file may appear in your program startup. The actual proper disk location is also shown below, so always verify the location to make sure your file is not spyware or adware related. This is called the SSC install helper, and it appears to be a firewall related plugin for AOL. AOL installs this with their 9.0 software version, although with mine I removed this file from the startup as I don't need any other firewall related items running. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware related. Visit sscrun.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 sscrun.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your disk drive at C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1121868872\ee\services\sscFirewallPlugin\ver1_10_3_1\SSCRun.exe


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

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

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