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What is smss.exe?

Part of Microsoft® Windows® İşletim Sistemi by Microsoft

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How does smss.exe run?

Process - smss.exe is an instance of a running program. This program executes under the SYSTEM account within Windows with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the smss.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of smss.exe users, 14.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is smss.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00018% CPU1755.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
 167.43 KB RAM0.8%
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 (5.1.2600.196608)

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File details

File name: smss.exe
Name: Microsoft® Windows® İşletim Sistemi
Description: Windows NT Oturum Yöneticisi
Version: 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2111)
Product version: 5.1.2600.5512
Size: 49.5 KB
Original file name: smss.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003246122%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001490573%
User CPU: 0.00017555491219%
Privileged CPU time: 1331714.29 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 3.67 MB
Peak committed memory: 15.1 MB
Paged memory: 167.43 KB
Peak paged memory: 1.63 MB
Paged system memory: 5.75 KB
Non-paged system memory: 629 Bytes
Working set memory: 350.86 KB
Peak working set memory: 609.71 KB
Min working set memory: 347.43 KB
Private memory: 167.43 KB
Page faults: 1,212
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2,847
Total read transfer: 77.41 MB
Total write operations: 4
Total write transfer: 4 Bytes
Total other operations: 8,788
Total other transfer: 6.25 KB
Handle count average: 19
Thread count average: 3

Process details

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

Image hashes

MD5: 11dd2b00d520543e627d8a94e0f8d727
SHA-1: 020195511cf83194304655b6ad8ba07da055a206
SHA-256: f1fb174db11075e7fb3b8da6353751ce6f52f86da1c555738efc6a37a019e482

PE image details

Subsystem: Native (none required)
File packed: No
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