How to remove an SSM error
The free file information forum can help you determine if SSM.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.
SSM.exe file information
The process known as LANDeskŪ System Manager Component or IntelŪ LANDeskŪ Client Manager System Space Manager belongs to software Gateway Systems Manager or IntelŪ LANDeskŪ Client Manager or VERITAS NetBackup Client by LANDesk Software (www.landesk.com) or VERITAS Software (www.veritas.com) or Intel (www.intel.com).
Description: SSM.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 28,672 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 36,947 bytes, 106,496 bytes or 105,856 bytes.
The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. The application can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. SSM.exe is able to hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous.
If problems with Gateway Systems Manager or VERITAS NetBackup occur, you can remove the entire program using Windows Control Panel.
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If SSM.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 90% dangerous. The file size is 120,320 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 120,832 bytes. The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program is not visible. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. SSM.exe is not a Windows core file. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. SSM.exe is able to record inputs.
If SSM.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 70% dangerous. The file size is 335,224 bytes. The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program is not visible. Program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. The file is not a Windows core file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SSM.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SSM.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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