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What is SmpSys.exe?

SmpSys.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 SmpSys.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.

SmpSys.exe file information

The process known as SmpSys.exe belongs to software Setup my PC or SMP by Packard Bell BV (www.packardbell.com).

Description: SmpSys.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file SmpSys.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 975,360 bytes (54% of all occurrences), 1,120,568 bytes, 1,038,136 bytes, 1,092,152 bytes or 1,160,736 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/smpsys.exe.html 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. SmpSys.exe is not a Windows core file. SmpSys.exe is able to record inputs and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 19% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with Packard Bell B.V. or Packard Bell ImageWriter come up, you can also do the following:

  • use the software provider's support site
  • uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs )

Recommended: Identify SmpSys.exe related errors

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

SmpSys.exe usually is locatesd in C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\SetUpMyPC, if you have a Packard Bell PC. It's the file that starts the SetUpMyPC Program on Packard Bell Systems at every boot of Windows. If you wanna stop it, just rename the file SmpSys.exe in something like txt.SmpSys.exe (or any name you want!).
Actually it is usually located in C:\APPS\SMP\SmpSys.exe

Summary: Average user rating of SmpSys.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments.
2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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