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What is smartmenu.exe?

Part of HP MediaSmart SmartMenu

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How does smartmenu.exe run?

Process - smartmenu.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. smartmenu.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does smartmenu.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - smartmenu.exe is registered with the run identifier 'SmartMenu' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP MediaSmart\SmartMenu.exe /background' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the smartmenu.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of smartmenu.exe users, 54.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is smartmenu.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00012% CPU1180.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
10.19 MB RAM47.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 10 /min0.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              16 GDI objects10.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     5 context switches/sec5.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp mediasmart\smartmenu.exe

Are there other versions of HP MediaSmart SmartMenu?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by HP MediaSmart SmartMenu.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: smartmenu.exe
Name: HP MediaSmart SmartMenu
Description: SmartMenu
Version: 3, 0, 28, 2
Size: 596.05 KB
Original file name: SmartMenu

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/17/2008
Expiration date: 12/18/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001379218%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000198861%
User CPU: 0.00011803567143%
Privileged CPU time: 2394.62 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 2,120,875,871
CPU cycle count /min: 1,731,338
Context switches /sec: 5
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 138.18 MB
Peak committed memory: 145.94 MB
Paged memory: 10.19 MB
Peak paged memory: 10.76 MB
Paged system memory: 237.51 KB
Non-paged system memory: 15.54 KB
Working set memory: 16.17 MB
Peak working set memory: 16.96 MB
Min working set memory: 16.14 MB
Private memory: 10.19 MB
Page faults: 10,596
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 560
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 223.9 KB
Read transfer /min: 26 Bytes
Total write operations: 3
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 8 KB
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,915
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 36.57 KB
Other Transfer /min: 4 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 16
Peak GDI objects: 20
USER objects: 12
Peak USER objects: 18
Handle count average: 179
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP MediaSmart\SmartMenu.exe" /background

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: SmartMenu
Command: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP MediaSmart\SmartMenu.exe /background

Image hashes

MD5: 50b6c8ea3315966b46fcb4f90ea9db1b
SHA-1: 978714ae46363b58034efab6e26221a929e71f00
SHA-256: 2201c39001b6d17507b179ae209c527d1fec9990d97cb1b30b67fe3293eefd1a

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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