OS Remediation System Service

I noticed that there is a service called OS Remediation System Service. It occasionally creates folders in temp with a random number as their names. They contain two files, osrss.dll and osrssupdate.exe (from what I remember, since i deleted these folders from temp). I wonder what this service is used for and if it is genuine or malware. It was created on February 1, 2018, which is the day I installed KB4056254. I do not know if another type of temp folder with reach.exe in it is relevant to this.

Specs:
Windows 10 Home 64 bit (1703 build 15063.877)
AMD Radeon R9 270X
AMD FX-9370
SanDisk SD7SB6S128G1122, 120 GB
Toshiba DT01ACA200, 2TB
GA-990FXA-UD3
16 GB ram, model unknown

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Hi,

The issue could have occurred due to some corruption of the system files. Therefore, I would advice that you do a scan using Windows Defender for Virus and Malware.

Once done, you may proceed to performing an Autoruns for Windows. Click here.

Do get back to us with the results.

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I did a scan with Emsisoft Anti-Malware, since I do not use Windows Defender, with no results. I found the osrss.dll file by searching for it. I eventually came up with osrss.dll in C:\WINDOWS\System32\osrss.dll and turns out it is digitally signed by Microsoft. I guess it is an official Microsoft Service. 

I forgot to mention the description of the "OS Remediation System Service" via services: "A lightweight service for understanding and remediating OS update issues."

Here's the signature details of the file of osrss.dll:

Name: Microsoft Windows Publisher

Signing Date: ‎Thursday, ‎January ‎18, ‎2018 4:05:47 AM

Version: V2

Digest Algorithm: sha256

Digital Encyption Algorithm: RSA

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Since you mentioned that you did a scan with the third-party anti-malware software and found the osrss.dll file, I would like to know if you need further assistance on this matter.

Looking forward for your response.

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I don't know if the original poster still needs any help, but since I have the exact same service running, I would also like to know what that is? Is osrss (OS Remediation System Service) a legit/genuine service from Microsoft that's maybe only installed on older Windows 10 builds like 1703 (which I have) and below?

I scanned my System with Avast, Malwarebytes and Emsisoft's Emergency Kit, none of them found anything related to osrss, but since I can't find any proper info on that service, I'm still worried. It's also the only (ostensible) Microsoft service that has an English description, since my PC is in German, all the other services have German descriptions.

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Hello, 

Is it to much to ask what osrss is? 

There are other people apart from the topic starter that encounter this issue. 

If a little explanation is given here we don't need to start a new topic. 

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Hi,

OS Remediation System Service is a legit service from Microsoft included in KB4056254 update. We are still looking for additional documentation that shows the full description of the service. In the meantime, you can check this link about the update where osrss is included.

Regards.

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I had the same issue as I already mentioned in my post from February 13th, and like Emmanuel Gam said, it's apparently a legit MS service for older Windows 10 builds (up to 1703). After I was force-updated to the current 1709 build a few days ago, osrss has disappeared from the list of Windows-services.

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I see this on a laptop I haven't used in months, still using 1607.

Best guess, based on the service description, was that MS was trying to determine the cause of some failed updates, or update issues in general on some devices.

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It fixes problems with Windows Update - including re-enabling the Windows Update service if you have turned it off manually ....

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sedsvc.exe and sedlauncher.exe are causing problems on my laptop preventing it from sleeping Win10 V. 1703 (OS Build 15063.1266). This began after installation of KB4023057 on 9/6/18. This installed "C:\Program Files\rempl" which is the "Windows Remediation Service". This service cause powercfg /requests to report:

EXECUTION:
[PROCESS] \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files\rempl\sedlauncher.exe
PowerWatcherConditionsMet

PERFBOOST:
[PROCESS] \Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files\rempl\sedlauncher.exe
PowerWatcherConditionsMet

Which apparently prevent the laptop from sleeping with the powercfg sleep timer. (it has gone for days without sleeping, where before it always slept right on the 30 min. timer) Further, it causes CPU power to continually run at 2.3GHz instead of its normal idle of 0.78-0.89GHZ.

Can I disable the service without adverse effect to my system so it will sleep again and get rid of the excessive power use?

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