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If it slows your pc down change to windows classic theme Eivis smss.exe is safe, it comes when you install windows... Step four: Restart your computer again to make it effect. smss.exe uses standard defoult .exe icon, but the virus i found using diffrent somewhat like other application icon. You'll receive secure faxes in your email, fr… eFax Cloud Computing Telecommunications File Sharing Software Email Software 6 Part Live Webcast Series Part 2- Time to Innovate: Accelerating Beyond Your Traditional his comment is here

Folders which r in Windows/winsxs, thnx to M$'s idea of not unifying the .exes ( I found 4 on mine, 2 have size variations but in different folders) no threat found AMS It doesn't allow me to access the TaskManager, secondly when I try do delete it from a non system's folder it keeps on reappearing. Unfortunately, as of 6/15/2006, PcMag is advising users to delete it....even/especially in system32 folder. Legitimate one says Microsoft.

See also: Link lamont lamont this site says that smss.exe is a trojan(no two ways about it?) See also: Link shimona i look at my running procceses all the time to Security Rating: --- don't know --- 1 (not dangerous) 2 3 (neutral) 4 5 (dangerous) Your opinion about this file: Web page with more details: Your first name: More process Dave yep, everything started when these popups of norton antivirus showed up saying that something is trying to send e-mails.

Back to top Back to Resolved/Inactive HijackThis Logs 1 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear Lavasoft Support Forums → Archived But I never asked it to search for file smsse.exe in the first place? Back to top #5 simon76 simon76 Newbie Members 3 posts Posted 12 July 2006 - 12:08 PM Have performed the actions and it's looking better. Don't delete it.

Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 KoanYorel KoanYorel Bleepin' Conundrum Staff Emeritus 19,461 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:65 miles due East of See McAfee link for details. If it is not in the c:\Windiws\System32 folder, it is a trojan. https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/21063641/SMSC-exe-and-Forbot-NA-trojan.html The program has no visible window.

Please help!Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 9:53:02 PM, on 9/07/2006Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\VXNlcg\command.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\DefWatch.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\DVDRAMSV.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exeC:\Program Files\Symantec_Client_Security\Symantec AntiVirus\Rtvscan.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\smsc.exeC:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Dave Microsoft Defender and msconfig identify it as unkown file and when I removed the file Backdoor Trojan EOD, which was being reported repeatedly in temp folder by AVG 7 stopped Should you need it reopened, please contact a Forum Moderator. R, K The only easy day was yesterday. ...some do, some don't; some will, some won't (WR) Back to top Back to Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs 1 user(s)

Trev the entry i found on my system with hijack this is REG:system.ini: Shell=Explorer.exe smss.exe - and seems not to be the "Windows Session Manager Subsystem" process since this one is http://www.file.net/process/smsc.exe.html Removal is not yet avaliable but infection can be controlled, since this won't infect other apps or programs ChillFactor well yea it is a system file as well it is a Virus alerts keep popping up even though the system scan was clear. antivirus is flashing, but i will kill him now , safemode Davidhopar Windows service, some AV software suspects on SMSS.EXE, meaning on mailcious soft with similar name like SMS.exe,SSMS.exe or SMMS.exe

ESPECIALLY WHEN ONLINE. http://lsthemes.com/infected-by/infected-by-a-trojan-gen-2.html Sharon Kent We all know that this file is a subsystem file, but the error that some are getting is tricky, I myself getting the same error , but the file If you find a file of this name in anywhere other than the "windows/system32" folder, it is in all likelyhood malware. If it is not in that file then something else is going on and it should be deleted - ie virus/trojan Ben Um, it seems relatively fine, but I find two

The Swede. Started by simon76 , Jul 09 2006 01:24 PM Please log in to reply 5 replies to this topic #1 simon76 simon76 Newbie Members 3 posts Posted 09 July 2006 - Valis Fauntleroy on my system smss.exe uses 224K mem and 144K VM. http://lsthemes.com/infected-by/infected-by-trojan-gen-smh.html This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

It is an ESSENTIAL windows component. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup. tanchi all i know is i been around pc's a long time.

BazzaBoy Newbie Posts: 6 Re: smsc.exe « Reply #3 on: April 20, 2009, 03:04:17 AM » Many thanks to both of you for your detailed advice.

Big Balls It is MS SQL server management studio Dinhdq It's safe! Print Pages: [1] Go Up « previous next » Avast WEBforum » viruses and worms » viruses and worms (Moderators: Pavel, Maxx_original, misak) » smsc.exe Free Antivirus Internet Security Avast Einstain safe if it is in your system folder, dangerous if it is found somewhere else Yohyohyoh Reported as Vundo.JE trojan by AVG, redirect browser results and slow down PC Denied The smsc.exe file is a file with no information about its developer.

Not sure how to clean up. the smss.exe is only using 52k or memory so that makes me believe that it is not a trojan. Paul "smss.exe is a process which is a part of the Microsoft Windows Operating System. check over here It arrives via removable drives.

it's located in \%windir%\system32 and ..\dllcache. wkhan it activates automatically and start blinking. Last, it connects computer to malicious domains by redirecting web browser or transmitting data on background. This started after a certain date.

The installer needs your permission to make changes to your computer.3) SpyHunter installer will download its newest version from the Enigma Software Group servers. 4) Select your preferred language and click The file ships with the operating system, and again, is simply the application that manages user and client sessions on your Windows XP PC. If however it is in another location, you might have problems. Tell us how we did.

Security Task Manager Windows Processes Security Task Manager What is smss.exe? If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. Click the red-and-white Delete File button. CJ smss.exe, if located in system32, is LEGITIMATE AND NOT A VIRUS!

All research suggests that I visited an infected site. Trojan.Dropper?