How to Remove “SMAgent.exe”

What is SMAgent.exe?

SMAgent.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Analog Devices. This process is known as SoundMAX Service Agent Component and it belongs to SoundMAX Service Agent. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SMAgent.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SMAgent.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the SMAgent.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2011 at 6:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Analog Devices, Inc. Executable 4273205c65591af3
b3f328f27440bd91
3e539af2
9a2e1f9bd4212122
2b72b74a69aec7d2
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3, 2, 5, 0 3, 2, 5, 0 Bosnia and Herzegovina N/A
2 N/A Executable d65cb1d644b82f38
4cf4fd3aa191fb1e
6ad8aee2
0af00118743f7e53
148db58863d094da
Unclassified
Malware
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 Analog Devices, Inc. Executable e4c7cc5e2855c582
b750a9ebadc48b80
28d41e25
a98e893ad04df387
c9d42aa23674cbd4
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 3, 2, 6, 0 3, 2, 6, 0 Ukraine N/A
4 Analog Devices, Inc. Executable 339ece98cfac4b4b
8a72cfb5da167190
7436fe67
75e78c7eecc15c4f
a0fcf3bcff666ac1
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 3, 2, 6, 0 3, 2, 6, 0 Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 July 2008 at 9:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Analog Devices, Inc. Executable 25903b69b9a840a7
ab497560b1bc3f20
d3b2b12e
3978f082274f723a
d5a0a8058c2417dd
No 3, 2, 6, 0 3, 2, 6, 0 Russian Federation
2 Analog Devices, Inc. Executable c7b984f82988bd99
f1c84301c0d59f80
667ccfef
6723c9e89f718633
3cb55f9c7c860fa0
No 3, 2, 5, 0 3, 2, 5, 0 United States
3 Analog Devices, Inc. Executable 25903b69b9a840a7
ab497560b1bc3f20
d3b2b12e
3978f082274f723a
d5a0a8058c2417dd
No 3, 2, 6, 0 3, 2, 6, 0 Ukraine
4 Analog Devices, Inc. Executable 25903b69b9a840a7
ab497560b1bc3f20
d3b2b12e
3978f082274f723a
d5a0a8058c2417dd
No 3, 2, 6, 0 3, 2, 6, 0 United States
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