smss.exe (smss) Windows process description
Windows 7, Windows XP or Windows Vista software, task, program or application with exename smss.exe
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What is smss.exe - purpose and description:
smss.exe, called the Session Manager SubSystem is responsible for handling sessions on your system. This program should not be terminated. Note: This process name is also reported as a virus or trojan (PWSteal.Wowcraft.B, W32.Dalbug.Worm, Adware.DreamAd, W32.Resdoc, Adware.Advision, Backdoor.IRC.Flood.F, Backdoor.IRC.Aladinz.O,...). In this case, the running process is a security risk and should be removed immediatelly.
Security risk rating: N/A (not available)
Trojan and malware info: N/A*
Typical errors: File not found, An error occurred in file, Not responding, Application Error 0x, Howto delete, stop, run, remove and find the file...
Note: N/A is an abbreviation for "Not available". That means that now we have no information if this process is harmful or not.
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Summary: 1 user rated this process. Average security risk: Very low
Average user rating of smss.exe: based on 1 votes and/or 1 reviews.
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smss.exe version list:
The name smss.exe can be used by many programs from different vendors. Also, the same vendor can create smss.exe in more than one version. Thus, we distinguish between all variants of smss.exe using so called "checksum". Checksum is unique number identifying particular version of smss.exe:
|Checksum||Version||Size (in bytes)||Manufacturer|
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