The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the SSMSFilter.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.
The process known as SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter Application belongs to software SonicStage Mastering Studio or SonicStage Mastering Studio Audio Filter by Sony (www.sony.com).
Description: SSMSFilter.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The SSMSFilter.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 3,547,136 bytes (37% of all occurrences), 4,243,232 bytes and 5 more variants.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. SSMSFilter.exe is not a Windows system file. The file is able to record keyboard inputs. It is a file with no information about its developer. The program has a visible window. SSMSFilter.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 66% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SSMSFilter.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SSMSFilter.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with SSMSFilter. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.
To help you analyze the SSMSFilter.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.