How to Remove “SMTrayNotify.exe”

What is SMTrayNotify.exe?

SMTrayNotify.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Iolo System Component. It belongs to Iolo Technologies System, developed by Iolo Technologies. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as SMTrayNotify.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SMTrayNotify.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 SMTrayNotify.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.

How to remove SMTrayNotify.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 May 2009 at 2:21 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
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ous
Yes N/A N/A France N/A
2 N/A Executable 4e5e90c383cdc3db
019be68d3511dc78
c9a022f0
4134c9b9ff626335
2daa2aa643b7d88d
Heur.Suspici
ous
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 0841eb3f8c95a89b
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d6d46b7d
b2ea16f66af3028c
553b1131f4c52be1
Heur.Suspici
ous
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 7:06 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 9d1f3d55bd806b4d
e0f7412ca8057f7b
94fc2004
N/A No N/A N/A India
2 N/A Executable 81dd59f336306cbf
33f4e7faa9eb3a4b
a4578330
aaa1845570c150aa
4ddb0989f320b41c
Yes N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 7953d2381ea5c162
d4a80a439de7ca81
d5817e48
17b1c6397c3ab195
be6364f728032a32
Yes N/A N/A Finland
4 N/A Executable 3a0f794529d58539
12678d2ca3cc0790
11d875f4
5080e7a16ef8ca0f
cedcb02c9998187a
No N/A N/A Canada
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