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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #9,235
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.35 days
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Average installed length: 222.50 days

SSC Service Utility v4.30

What is SSC Service Utility?  (from SSC Localization Group)

SSC Service Utility allow you to do many amazing things with Your Epson printer :
1) Work directly with CSIC in Epson Stylus printers cartridges.
2) Reset or rewrite any chip using special addon device.
3) Freeze internal ink counters.
4) Reset internal ink counters even with empty cartridges.
5) Separat...  Read more


SSC Service Utility v4.30 is a program developed by SSC Localization Group. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The programs's main executable is ssc_serv.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 5.64 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 781.53 KB (800,284 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 26% of users of SSC Service Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ssclg.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ssc service utility
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SSC Service Utility\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 781.53 KB

Program filesFiles installed by SSC Service Utility v4.30

Program executable:ssc_serv.exe
Name:SSC Service Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\ssc service utility\ssc_serv.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe (by Jordan Russell) - Inno Setup Uninstaller
  • sscserve.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ssc_serv.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9DEBC6B5-DD0E-4DAF-B39E-F5B5DBFBA238}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ssc_serv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SSC Service Utility' which loads as C:\Program Files\SSC Service Utility\ssc_serv.exe /s.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:5.64 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0123444549%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00601180%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00633265%
0.015104% average

How do I remove SSC Service Utility?

You can uninstall SSC Service Utility from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SSC Service Utility v4.30, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove SSC Service Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.62%
Windows XP 18.50%
Windows 10 15.57%
Windows Vista 7.25%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.24%
Windows 7 Professional 11.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.45%
Windows 10 Home 4.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.51%
  United Kingdom 13.61%
  Germany 9.50%
  France 9.07%
  Italy 8.22%
  Spain 3.07%
  Brazil 2.88%
  Argentina 2.21%
  Indonesia 2.21%
  DZ 2.15%
  Thailand 1.72%
  Canada 1.35%
  BD 0.98%
  Mexico 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.28%
Hewlett-Packard 20.03%
Acer 17.70%
ASUS 9.30%
Intel 5.30%
American Megatrends 4.91%
Samsung 2.84%
Toshiba 2.07%
Sahara 1.81%
Lenovo 1.55%
Medion 1.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.58%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.58%
ASUS All Series 2.93%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.93%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.61%


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