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What is SmoothView.exe?

SmoothView.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if SmoothView.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

SmoothView.exe file information

The process known as SmoothView belongs to software TOSHIBA Zooming Utility or TOSHIBA Value Added Package or TOSHIBA Face Recognition by TOSHIBA (www.toshiba.com).

Description: SmoothView.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file SmoothView.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (generally C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Zooming Utility\). Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 122,880 bytes (36% of all occurrences), 118,784 bytes and 14 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/smoothview.exe.html 
It is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 33% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
In the event of any problems with SmoothView.exe, you can uninstall TOSHIBA Face Recognition or TOSHIBA Value Added Package from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs" or ask the software vendor, www.Toshiba.com, for advice.

Recommended: Identify SmoothView.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SmoothView.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SmoothView.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.


User Comments

Zooming Thing to help see monitor better
If you have it, Press Fn + 2 to zoom in/ Fn + 1 to return
smoothview.exe is a process that belongs to the Zooming Utility from TOSHIBA. It is used to offer Zoom functionality in common application such as MS-Office.
  Bill   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of SmoothView.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments.
One user thinks SmoothView.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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