Ssk.exe is Adware.SurfSideKick. Ssk.exe displays popup ads. Ssk.exe monitors Internet activity and intercepts search queries. Related files: - %Program Files%\SurfSideKick\Ssk.exe - %Program Files%\SurfSideKick\SskBho.dll - BHO - %Program Files%\SurfSideKick\SskCore.dll - URLSearchHooks Ssk.exe adds the value: "SurfSideKick" = "%Program Files%\SurfSideKick\Ssk.exe" to the Windows startup registry keys. Removal of SSK.exe: Kill SSK.exe process and remove it from Windows startup. Delete BHO object SskBho.dll from BHO list. Delete SskCore.dll from URLSeachHooks key.