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What is smax4.exe?

Part of Audio Control Panel by Analog Devices

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How does smax4.exe run?

Process - smax4.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. smax4.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Microsoft® Windows® İşletim Sistemi by Microsoft).

How does smax4.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - smax4.exe is registered with the run identifier 'SoundMAX' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smax4.exe" /tray' 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 0.2% of all Boost users have the smax4.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of smax4.exe users, 79.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is smax4.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00014% CPU1434.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.6 MB RAM7.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              23 GDI objects15.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\analog devices\soundmax\smax4.exe

Are there other versions of Audio Control Panel?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
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File details

File name: smax4.exe
Name: Audio Control Panel
Description: Audio Control Panel
Version: 5, 2, 0, 52
Size: 812 KB
Original file name: SMax4.EXE

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001541194%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000106449%
User CPU: 0.00014347449178%
Privileged CPU time: 46875 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 27.17 MB
Peak committed memory: 34.7 MB
Paged memory: 1.6 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.6 MB
Paged system memory: 54.26 KB
Non-paged system memory: 1.91 KB
Working set memory: 3.18 MB
Peak working set memory: 3.18 MB
Min working set memory: 3.05 MB
Private memory: 1.6 MB
Page faults: 837
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 172
Total read transfer: 143.79 KB
Total other operations: 864
Total other transfer: 113.13 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 23
USER objects: 13
Handle count average: 30
Thread count average: 1

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smax4.exe" /tray

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: SoundMAX
Command: "C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\Smax4.exe" /tray

Image hashes

MD5: 69af8c39eb042c319338ef33722729bd
SHA-1: 23fd8412f4abf447acfea784a1198e969aa87ad9
SHA-256: fc1571d128626c381ba9b81c2e2b9c9b73f0dee01bab910d1f8baf7dd5707fa9

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++
File packed: No
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