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Flood.F is considered to be a serious security risk. Maur Downloaded a "crack" from eMule and it installed this file 'smss.exe' to '\windows\system' folder instead of '\windows\system32', where the MS certified original 'ssms.exe' is located. McAfee latest updates did not find anything wrong, may be because it was blocked. Use the link below to launch HouseCall. http://colinmeldrum.com/systemroot-system32/systemroot-system32-regsvr32-exe-systemroot-system32-wuaueng-dll.html

Motoko this process is running in my PC. Although there is the minute chance thast it could be malicious (aka virus, tojan, ect.). Nishant Sharma Note that in corporate networks, this file may be located in windows\system32 on the users home drive, eg h:\ dallas warning men! If it's eating up mem like mad, it is bad.

Do not under any circumstances delete the MS systemfile system32\smss.exe - that's not a virus. Other hex viewers will work too. I am 100% sure this instance is a virus! Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top lost88stoner Posts: 5 This post has been reported.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 5:15 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi Nancy, Thank you very much for your explanation about "Modules". nothing to worry about. ;-) jex da pogi It is safe. I want to code this little application for preventing fake system files. Bizzizle May be PWS.MARAN trojan (ouviewer.dll).

Related Sites Visual Studio Visual Studio Integrate VSIP Program Microsoft .NET Microsoft Azure Connect Forums Blog Facebook LinkedIn Stack Overflow Twitter Visual Studio Events YouTube Developer Resources Code samples Documentation Downloads When I open task manager and other programs, it is minimized. The risk here is that you may see a file named smss.exe running and believe it is the one which does need to run, when in reality you are looking at I tried msconfig, regedit n even when I tried to remove it online, it also closed that.

RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows 7 (Solved) - \systemroot\system32\smss.exe (9 posts) Started 5 years ago It closes the window from wherever i accessed it. If it is not in the c:\Windiws\System32 folder, it is a trojan. smss.exe is considered to be a security risk, not only because antivirus programs flag Flood.F Trojan as a trojan, but also because other sites consider it a Trojan as well.

Glary has this to say about it, http://www.glaryutilities.com/.....s.exe.html and there are some that say it is infected. I looked in my SYSTEM32 folder and I have the 2 CPX files. Avast can't detect is as threat yet, but is able to detect the abnormal e-mail activity. Plus on my pop up it states si in the top upper portion of the pop up for smss.exe.

remove windows messenger from windows components, then kill app and won't show agian. Check This Out I googled it but didnt get any helpful results. Then restarted in safe mode and deleted all files in the C:\Documents and Settings\My name\Local Settings\Temp folder and the smss file in the system folder. It can contract virus but to clean it up!

If you find a file of this name in anywhere other than the "windows/system32" folder, it is in all likelyhood malware. This process is initiated by the system thread and is responsible for various activities, including launching the Winlogon and Win32 (Csrss.exe) processes and setting system variables. so we can not stop the service. Source if in properties of file writed :MicroSoft.

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glewen Visitor2 Reg: 11-Jun-2008 Posts: 7 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 smss.exe running from C:\SystemRoot\System32?

In other cases, smss.exe is a virus, spyware, trojan or worm! Eric There's a worm on the net, disguised as a Corel X3 keygen (~26 kB) , that installs itself in C:\Windows\System as smss.exe. This started after a certain date. Session Manager Subsystem.

Your cache administrator is webmaster. For that matter, how do we know that spyware isn't programmed into the XP operating system itself? mhm I had to start my computer in safe mode to remove it... have a peek here DUH IT MAY HAVE CAUSED MY SYSTEM TO CONSTANTLY HANG.

SUSHOVAN MUKHERJEE 26.01.2008 23:18 QUOTE(eestlane @ 26.01.2008 16:03) is /systemroot/system32/smss.exe a importlant file and what does it do? :aa:WHAT IS SMSS.EXEThere are many processes that run behind the scenes in Window's Viruses and malware can always disguise themselves as other files and programs, even with the same display/file name, and windows system files such as this are commonly immitated in this manner. Reinstalling the OS couldn't rid the virus, I think one need to reformat the HDD before reinstalling the OS to fix it. For More Detailed Process Information Get WinTasks 5 Pro" cornholio its a system file tony not dangerous loopthedanza This isn't a virus.

it blocked blocked my AV and gave itself auto permit with windows defender so it took some time for me to work out that i had it.i killed the processes and Any ideas?.