lsass.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if lsass.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against potential security problems.
Usually, the default filename and directory where this program is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this executable is ac27d700dcee3715249c9815a361b2bb.
This program is a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
lsass.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This program runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the full power of nowadays' PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description present in the program is Local Security Authority Process.
File version extracted from the file 10.0.10586.0 (th2_release.151029-1700).
Company Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
lsass.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in lsass.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.