How to Remove “SMTray.exe”

What is SMTray.exe?

SMTray.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as SoundMAX System Tray. It belongs to SoundMAX Integrated Digital Audio, developed by Analog Devices. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as SMTray.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with SMTray.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with SMTray.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SMTray.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible SMTray.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove SMTray.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 November 2011 at 6:16 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Analog Devices, Inc. Executable d58149c25a8350b9
7ad39c8c7e7dbeb5
acc81c49
7d370348b06add72
5197bb3c4812f7c6
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3, 2, 10,
0
3, 2, 10,
0
Bosnia and Herzegovina N/A
2 Analog Devices, Inc. Executable 755fecc423bd23de
e36f64bc5d99c235
65d5068f
100462d6329857d9
a26318847d35cf0b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3, 2, 10,
0
3, 2, 10,
0
Saudi Arabia N/A
3 Analog Devices, Inc. Executable 01b8cf94990374a7
adbee6af987d5ca9
92df13b9
14e2eeacdc2afaf7
9af5d94d67c8c3d6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3, 2, 18,
0
3, 2, 18,
0
Brazil N/A
4 Analog Devices, Inc. Executable b6c4501d458c902a
31c23b8bb451f983
fc7ec9c6
f068063a4cbf3545
33275fbf76c1a1da
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3, 2, 17,
0
3, 2, 0, 0 Poland N/A
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40

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 12:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Analog Devices Executable fe9f09e2dcc14e22
b1d2da75ba8e0149
c23424e6
05910752f0581fbe
c55df85b2cf6586d
No 1, 0, 109,
0
1, 0, 109,
0
Internal Submission
2 Analog Devices Executable 85ac28faafd6d4b0
27efb9506f9ee5e4
f214f1f3
c135c32ff852e9f4
9eef93891b51d708
No 1, 0, 0, 9 1, 0, 0, 9 Internal Submission
3 Analog Devices Executable 81649a1ebeeb98b4
d938ad6a3b9835bf
b9d89b04
0c544cb3462c8341
db618c35f3c57b58
No 1, 0, 109,
0
1, 0, 109,
0
Internal Submission
4 Analoge Devices Executable b2abb4a2b6296993
96f940536f1e0d4c
500f9d20
402cce65c8b558f0
146cb1b8d75f3d05
No 1, 0, 109,
0
1, 0, 109,
0
Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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