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What is wsaccsvc.exe?

Wsaccsvc.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if wsaccsvc.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Wsaccsvc.exe file information

More precise details about what the process belongs to are not available. This is partly because the author is not identified.

Description: Wsaccsvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file wsaccsvc.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 131,072 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 86,016 bytes, 69,632 bytes, 118,784 bytes or 122,880 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/wsaccsvc.exe.html 
There is no file information. The program is not visible. The wsaccsvc.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify wsaccsvc.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wsaccsvc.exe. Therefore, you should check the wsaccsvc.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Registry repair program shows this under HKLM\Software\GIANT\Antispy. GIANT is maker of security software. Recently acquired by MS. It is possible that MS Antispyware relies on this as well as wsaccsmp. however lack of description or certificate is worrisome.
error message in windows
  David Robles  
It runs with novell services for some particular pc's. This might mean it is used as a helper file for novell services. It is directly attached to system logon services so ending it results in the logon service reloading
  file.net watcher   (further information)
Teil des Novell Produktes Secure Login
  H. Hirsch  
It is listed in services as the Novell Secure Workstation service. Secure Workstation doesn't work if you remove the file.
  Ken McLeod  
novell services runs on my pc and this error pops up occasionally-assume it is novell related

Summary: Average user rating of wsaccsvc.exe: based on 5 votes with 6 user comments.
2 users think wsaccsvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. One user suspects danger. One user is not sure about it.

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