How to remove an sm1bg error
The free file information forum can help you determine if sm1bg.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Sm1bg.exe file information
The process known as Cypress USB Mass Storage Driver Background Application belongs to software Cypress USB Mass Storage Adapter by Cypress Semiconductor (www.cypress.com).
Description: The file sm1bg.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 94,208 bytes.
Sm1bg.exe is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). File sm1bg.exe is a Microsoft signed file. sm1bg.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 31% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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External information from Paul Collins:
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sm1bg.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the sm1bg.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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