How to Remove “SMUtilityBar.exe”

What is SMUtilityBar.exe?

SMUtilityBar.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Iolo Technologies. This process is known as Iolo System Mechanic Utility Bar and it belongs to Iolo Technologies System. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SMUtilityBar.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SMUtilityBar.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 start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • 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 SMUtilityBar.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.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from SMUtilityBar.exe malware?

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 April 2009 at 7:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 iolo technologies, LLC Executable 5df04c76feef4884
f9ffaf4e49327466
69668807
134b2ba1bbfa529a
6f323fe7a330bfd4
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 4.0.6.0 4.0.6.0 Russian Federation N/A
2 iolo technologies, LLC Executable a561887a452acb67
f9caacf22df6977a
93d0be0a
1430851ed01a1dc1
d4d003acf74bddb2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 4.0.1.0 4.0.1.0 Pakistan N/A
3 N/A Executable ab3cd77aa5a368ce
213fa80d035e5b11
59a05430
aaf0d06289b413c9
4c6bb88838d9076c
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 June 2008 at 10:43 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 iolo technologies, LLC Executable 5784c21767b0aa5f
eeb40c997f48f94b
489720b9
cfd9ff85c88a2518
0fcc796b2fafaecf
No 5.5.0.0 5.5.0.0 Internal Submission
2 iolo technologies, LLC Executable 5422588bde5dcfad
9bcdd30468538b32
10bbec95
5c519bab2fecbbfa
6f16b688a3575cf9
No 5.0.3.0 5.0.3.0 United States
3 iolo technologies, LLC Executable 89b49cd916dee0da
f7360823f146433b
e71ed4df
3da2551511e8c082
91f85fac12b5fa55
No 4.0.8.0 4.0.8.0 United States
4 iolo technologies, LLC Executable 5b2d29b3ed9c8206
5dd5c9ea7e55254c
283fd692
a1aaf04cbde7e995
805838efee831c69
No 4.0.1.0 4.0.1.0 Internal Submission
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