Monday, January 17, 2011

Windows XP Processes - saservice.exe

Windows XP Processes - saservice.exe

What is saservice.exe?

saservice - Site Advisor Service

  • This process is part of McAfee Site Advisor and required by the Site Advisor Internet Security application. When installed, it makes the user aware whether a site is safe or not when visited.

  • Non-system processes like saservice.exe originate from software you installed on your system.

  • This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system.

  • saservice.exe is a safe process.

  • Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. saservice.exe is used by 'McAfee SiteAdvisor'.This is an application created by 'McAfee Corporation'. To stop saservice.exe permanently uninstall 'McAfee SiteAdvisor' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave registry keys that bloat your registry. We recommend you scan your registry for fragmented and obsolete entries.

  • This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may decrease the performance of your PC. To reduce the load on your computer, you can:
   1. Use 'MSCONFIG' to disable processes that launch automatically upon start-up.


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