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What is smss.exe?

Part of Sistema Operacional Microsoft® Windows® by Microsoft

(smss.exe is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How does smss.exe run?

Process - smss.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.


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About 0.1% of all Boost users have the smss.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of smss.exe users, less than 1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is smss.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00030% CPU3032.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
 188 KB RAM0.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:

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What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)

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File details

File name: smss.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Sistema Operacional Microsoft® Windows®
Description: Gerenciador de Sessão do Windows NT
Version: 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)
Product version: 5.1.2600.2180
Size: 49.5 KB
Original file name: smss.exe
Windows file protection: Yes

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003149474%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000116647%
User CPU: 0.00030328267038%
Privileged CPU time: 15625 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 3.73 MB
Peak committed memory: 11.76 MB
Paged memory: 188 KB
Peak paged memory: 1.63 MB
Paged system memory: 5.14 KB
Non-paged system memory: 680 Bytes
Working set memory: 52 KB
Peak working set memory: 696 KB
Min working set memory: 44 KB
Private memory: 188 KB
Page faults: 300
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 9
Total read transfer: 4.03 KB
Total write operations: 4
Total write transfer: 4 Bytes
Total other operations: 251
Total other transfer: 782 Bytes
Handle count average: 19
Thread count average: 3

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Child Processes
Process Command

Image hashes

MD5: ad40c4af56d34cfcbb43c657e0153c19
SHA-1: e9612647ad9813bd10cbe2a1847b917f946702b7
SHA-256: 03fa89ab66833960680c4331588d603d3c5730d9fdf9d200f72dd8a90ac9d8e6

PE image details

Subsystem: Native (none required)
File packed: No
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