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: 29 August 2010 at 5:16 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 2705844a1c806928
9bbe27dc6e946eb4
685c71d5
3f96092bb22b50d1
0459d7d2732f19eb
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3, 2, 17,
0
3, 2, 0, 0 Romania N/A
Display 4 items per page
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42

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 85ac28faafd6d4b0
27efb9506f9ee5e4
f214f1f3
c135c32ff852e9f4
9eef93891b51d708
No 1, 0, 0, 9 1, 0, 0, 9 Internal Submission
2 Analog Devices Executable 7abc415f4733299b
3cb56807a1932f05
b42e8eb3
1d61b552bcf30dfa
1deb71e7e9991d9a
No 1, 0, 0,
10
1, 0, 0,
10
10.224.1.117/32
3 Analog Devices Executable 19188a69a056d778
a6586a91ccc32714
914c8102
943758e72c48a2b1
df77ec4d3f7bc61f
No 1, 0, 0,
10
1, 0, 0,
10
10.224.1.117/32
4 ????? Executable f1c1f75894322414
d2b14b4dba8f007c
7d5a2a53
bcebaa20ca9bb02c
e61b1f3b31c07b38
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 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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