How to remove an smartd error
The free file information forum can help you determine if smartd.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.
Smartd.exe file information
The process belongs to software smartmontools by unknown.
Description: smartd.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 260,608 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 256,000 bytes.
The process has no file description. The program is not visible. File smartd.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify smartd.exe related errors
If smartd.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 289,280 bytes.
There is no file information. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file.
You can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ smartmontools.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as smartd.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the smartd.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.
Christian Franke (further information)
Terry (further information)
apnoe (further information)
christian (further information)
Security Task Manager shows all running Windows tasks including embedded hidden functions (e.g. keyboard or browser monitoring, autostart entry). A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware, keylogger or a Trojan.
Spyware Doctor detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, malware and tracking threats from your hard disk. Ideal supplement to Security Task Manager.
SpeedUpMyPC scans, cleans, repairs and optimizes your computer.
editplus.exe lingoware.exe mconfig.exe smartd.exe lxdumon.exe virusprotect 3.9.exe pandion.exe readnotify.exe vrdns2.exe raysat_viz2008_32server.exe drmvndde.exe [all]