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What is SWMAgent.exe?

SWMAgent.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 SWMAgent.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.

SWMAgent.exe file information

The process known as SWMAgent or SW Update Agent belongs to software Easy Software Manager or SW Update Agent by Samsung Electronics CO., LTD (www.samsung.com) or Samsung (www.samsung.com).

Description: SWMAgent.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. SWMAgent.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,796,112 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 3,017,776 bytes and 7 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/swmagent.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows system file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. SWMAgent.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous.
If you still experience problems with SWMAgent.exe, you can do the following:

  • look for help on the www.samsung.com's website
  • completely remove Easy Software Manager or SW (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs)

Recommended: Identify SWMAgent.exe related errors

If SWMAgent.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 60% dangerous. The file size is 302,592 bytes. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program is not visible. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). SWMAgent.exe is not a Windows core file. SWMAgent.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications.

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