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What is smss.exe? Session Manager SubSystem ?

Vendor:      Microsoft
Product:     Microsoft
Vendor Website:      http://www.microsoft.com/
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
Process is goodPC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is good.
Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: SMSS.EXE - The session manager subsystem is responsible for starting the user session. *CHECK THE PATH* \Windows\system32\smss.exe is the legitimate file.

smss.exe is an essential part of Windows and required for Windows to work properly. It should never be disabled.


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smss.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 22.81%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 0 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
smss.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Info Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x8c4f2a6d4f76038c67d9b12f3642d935 8/28/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xd8564418bac13776e43db5f6b4fa775e 8/15/2018 0 0 35 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x55366cb9f41f3112de634cdb3116e563 8/15/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xc2c989b9ec32183a7baf5c0d59a57042 8/15/2018 0 0 99 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x41b0ade03cd365a5cc99f748c5ffcadc 8/15/2018 0 0 24 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x1101e722f4a77bfdf4a8ab9e58ad0ba5 8/15/2018 0 0 38085 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xd2e2a613ebd0c959e72556c3a63a6b4a 8/12/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
8 Status 0xf3dc4781c85bf8cb5716d5086511802b 8/12/2018 0 0 4 Not Applicable
9 Status 0xde91dcc7bc55e940979097e98f743205 8/11/2018 0 0 3 Not Applicable
10 Status 0xb7e822e262620f65b0d3de97d0a0601c 8/10/2018 0 0 8 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x1cbdcac093542013bee9e4700c74c784 8/9/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable
12 Status 0xf0371de302ffff8f086661611be60848 8/6/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x673173e434a15dcf217998299c356a9e 8/6/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
14 Status 0xbab3e8c0c2cfc7a9dc6a52615bc6064e 8/6/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x037bab43d27ce14286bee77cfbf5ffb4 8/6/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x1911a3356fa3f77ccc825ccbac038c2a 8/5/2018 0 0 8 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x207ca01ea3356635b8d3eb817f2f4df4 8/5/2018 0 0 3 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x03cd13a169c19558f637c2f36b974bda 8/3/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x10f4a8ee79f4e0ecc88ac71ca068b54c 8/3/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xfa64733bd65f52712f0545f56fdb4be6 8/2/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
21 Status 0xcaa75757bb3695478c23cb0624342a61 8/2/2018 0 0 3 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x72627ed4b27a53d8e270c90eb8a0355c 8/2/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x5e06bdf5f57d4fc240c2d05e3f0d9729 8/2/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
24 Status 0xce9d378531b969de3bc9e84e9cb10b2c 8/1/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x6fcb7032880be96200adbac8e84d46a0 7/30/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
26 Status 0xb5c66e0b251d954d6ced30e4fdb07792 7/29/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
27 Status 0xb24bf638652522bb5e14ab7993fd4a5d 7/27/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
28 Status 0x07fa7b813f15f0a19af82d77ce8cf978 7/25/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
29 Status 0x9bbea639884c0338dd78654277bd188a 7/24/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
30 Status 0xf556dc3f406f81a84dce1a96a32ee3aa 7/23/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
31 Status 0x1c8cdf81449bf9ea8fd88eab3a2ccd1e 7/21/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
32 Status 0x3ef01c3c5bb7466a3d5e66a787402369 7/21/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
33 Status 0x1b30e9af06cd2d24a8e781907d5cbeee 7/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x682586cacd78ef53ef7301b4180eb595 7/18/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
35 Status 0x9fc8e8c0f344eae043740b72794da3cc 7/15/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x34b7b826716b166778ed454b7628ef5e 7/12/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x534bf10b76156c0bdd2732c7cefd2db8 7/12/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x0b6514a14631e41de4d6d40d1c80be68 7/11/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
39 Status 0xe91646940a9395cba3a165cc2cb4cce2 7/10/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x08f850febdbde7c89017b6b0ca0d1cd2 7/9/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x16742790895960690237a5143cedec8b 7/8/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
42 Status 0xa71ada4e6f61e0ea5e6fc45f020aeb1d 7/6/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x55c48343919a72b0c8f5c42e4c798fca 7/4/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x1854ba86d692903cf548d79d2d6b4d1d 6/30/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
45 Status 0xfce937930b316dc751a8ce12ec25b8ee 6/28/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x033552768cd4423a981e37a954f4e79e 6/27/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
47 Status 0x789035a84618ac25cedc91606029a4a2 6/27/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
48 Status 0x3ff97c844fa8423f94883b487e127046 6/25/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x63d3c30b497347495b8ea78a38188969 6/24/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x40f6e4aafc115348c080f7a160c7fb36 6/24/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
51 Status 0x485436c2a90318218777401fb973558c 6/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
52 Status 0xbce230b8626e42e997285173a9426ee5 6/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
53 Status 0x7ffc65934b6cc409d62448adfe50ebf1 6/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x01c6c743fe49d0fb3f0a1391fef1deb3 6/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
55 Status 0xd8a5e3b8eb601b897ac78b060177e460 6/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
56 Status 0xd2a72c71cd6c18a99e920ec5761f0c7d 6/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
57 Status 0x634e0b45780f502304592c5615a31089 6/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
58 Status 0xac1d1026d06d6f74d32356772a3e321e 6/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
59 Status 0xabd1dc994fd40c5f74f7dfdceeb64599 6/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
60 Status 0x1f4bf2d256946ef3a2426c843f3941d6 6/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
61 Status 0xb86f1ce6e405f68a859ad6b7088a06c7 6/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
62 Status 0xec745c0949b101129ab6d39cd63808a6 6/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
63 Status 0x8e5870b864c38a3b766f9f0a23fb70c4 6/19/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
64 Status 0x1c51b0658c30da05a8b9f195dbe82418 6/13/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
65 Status 0xea4931a2ee99926c89935fc92526d7a4 6/11/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x0294cc751d7faeb13621eefb8a749429 6/9/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
67 Status 0xdcbdcdc6d19a816dc257fb6d538cbb94 6/6/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x83c0199b7c06ac3c33212e1a0dc2260e 6/3/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x50eee09d03b94a13dfefefc1d774fc31 6/3/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
70 Status 0xf0970a4bc8395659c22bf53d0fadf16f 5/24/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
71 Status 0x5b18ee027e45b86f8ecc7c362628af35 5/21/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
72 Status 0x774202c5f5a03ff413d0b478124ae91a 5/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
73 Status 0x4a3baa168ad14f39e599772e8e020a6c 5/19/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
74 Status 0x3c3393c92a73a3006c7b706dac54a812 5/16/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
75 Status 0x9066ae964d95b1abc999ced271556a7c 5/16/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
76 Status 0x2b8b8e5ae54d0eaae5b84f65c325c3a7 5/15/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
77 Status 0x37e7e3d4ecbc51be872495f829b67542 5/12/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
78 Status 0x498e2a20e145199709cd100cdba8603d 5/11/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
79 Status 0x934a43e8c9d15c1692464b8af43c0117 5/10/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
80 Status 0xbe7480c91e89eb82fc080f772c220ae4 5/7/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
81 Status 0x7fcfd859f3b53c6a2f334d41bc54b3fe 5/2/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0xbddac60bdebbf51e71b2b65ebf80ed90 5/1/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x89b91aeee4c0c5d3708c0f177c97b630 4/26/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
84 Status 0xb2498f0dc1d922df18931dc4b1fd457a 4/25/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0x21b61a6d775d95fea6fd548a64bfe4df 4/23/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
86 Status 0xda5ef2cc0764be7097bafa9caf903fe8 4/17/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x73f8deaa884e652d09dd95500128ac8a 4/13/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0xb999183e2195debc03b6b7b73a0c83c7 4/12/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
89 Status 0x7dc9b3d9736f803bf2716979a419db27 4/11/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0xfabd9d183760a291bcb205a386dff4fe 4/6/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0xf5d2bfa1874e6cab4aaca44a9318d3ce 4/5/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0x29638be09ec6357a24b074ea2075434d 4/4/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
93 Status 0xde6376fe4cd0ae279420f2c43ad3f5c0 4/2/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x6c8d411edc63379a2df639f254b9bbfa 3/30/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
95 Status 0xc37f36d08f06a7b0caf8c1ee9e4079a3 3/26/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x5f816c1f539266d2d4c78694239da0b5 3/17/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0xcd1912354a41ad07484a41bf0c9c5ed8 3/17/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
98 Status 0xb4ea50c9844e9f7f27af7f374de1a4ea 3/17/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
99 Status 0xa4bdb0372693a539c21d4c7d21cc0c46 3/17/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
100 Status 0xb1a77ab6729d9c1a8d17cc7e41c646a8 3/7/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x5f816c1f539266d2d4c78694239da0b5 11/15/2018 1:05:00 AM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 49 KB
2 Status 0x861851d80ea8b9545b72cb8319f6448c 10/29/2018 8:12:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 68 KB
3 Status 0x48e430297da757f5cc2793ccfacad5e7 6/17/2018 3:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 49 KB
4 Status 0x1c51b0658c30da05a8b9f195dbe82418 6/5/2018 4:39:00 AM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 68 KB
5 Status 0x4a3baa168ad14f39e599772e8e020a6c 5/15/2018 3:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 49 KB
6 Status 0x059568113b0940bcdfd5f17b698ce9e9 4/28/2018 3:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 49 KB
7 Status 0x47aa35c22def2b265449b7ccdf4251ae 4/17/2018 9:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 49 KB
8 Status 0x7dc9b3d9736f803bf2716979a419db27 3/20/2018 8:15:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 68 KB
9 Status 0x8e5870b864c38a3b766f9f0a23fb70c4 12/31/2017 10:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 86 KB
10 Status 0xbd7fb0957c716f1a60333aee04de2178 11/22/2017 9:09:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 49 KB
11 Status 0xdeea6e1dbf7b2576a967d778c47a5ded 11/15/2017 12:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 49 KB
12 Status 0x3d951be0c2a665d04a23151511493c90 10/7/2017 3:13:00 AM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 68 KB
13 Status 0x2bd9c20af61f90905d3f1997a5bb5f9a 9/1/2017 7:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 49 KB
14 Status 0xd1431b9881646ca9597cb965557dd84e 8/20/2017 4:30:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 68 KB
15 Status 0xb3efde4b2cc3ac949bcde7a89712afcf 6/19/2017 5:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 49 KB
16 Status 0x1b30e9af06cd2d24a8e781907d5cbeee 4/12/2017 1:15:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 68 KB
17 Status 0xe3983e1d8659741c5fed623146d213ec 2/18/2017 10:02:00 AM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 49 KB
18 Status 0x53dddfb553f4fa2d7e463f7faf7e2f4a 2/11/2017 7:13:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 68 KB
19 Status 0xaf701625e4506f5bd6aab609e825ed90 12/30/2016 1:58:00 AM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 49 KB
20 Status 0xa6a6e04496e41962384acdd9d026f20c 11/20/2016 9:42:00 AM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 49 KB
21 Status 0x9b08a8c6331c2da9c30377bcb4262721 11/7/2016 2:49:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 49 KB
22 Status 0xde91dcc7bc55e940979097e98f743205 10/27/2016 3:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 68 KB
23 Status 0x16742790895960690237a5143cedec8b 10/17/2016 12:08:00 AM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 68 KB
24 Status 0x6701ddaf68bede6bbeea9d514d73a35b 8/24/2016 7:33:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 62 KB
25 Status 0x697e132d09d06a4d201aaa3fec6c760a 8/13/2016 6:30:00 PM Unknown Unknown Session Manager SubSystem 49 KB


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