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What is smax4.exe? SoundMAX Tray Icon?

Vendor:      Analog
Product:     Control
Vendor Website:     
Last Seen by PC Matic:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: SMax4.exe is a System Tray icon for SoundMax integrated sound. Sound properties can be accessed through the Start Menu or Control Panel.
If you need change any settings, you can use control panel / Sound. There you also can set the Speakers.

smax4.exe uses excessive system and memory resources with no corresponding benefit. Applications such as these should be disabled to improve overall system performance.


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smax4.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.21%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 3 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
smax4.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xc22335cacf207a7bbfcf3cf19f9a9be6 11/4/2018 11:23:00 AM Unknown Unknown SoundMAX Tray Icon 864 KB
2 Status 0xf5cc7829416720c2830f4eb9807505f7 7/9/2018 10:57:00 PM Unknown 5, 2, 0, 44 SoundMAX Control Panel 820 KB
3 Status 0x69af8c39eb042c319338ef33722729bd 5/4/2018 7:25:00 PM Unknown 5, 2, 0, 52 SoundMAX Control Panel 812 KB
4 Status 0x5fa14654b827bc70dc14de586dc5d493 12/12/2017 3:36:00 AM Unknown 4, 0, 4, 25 SoundMAX Control Panel 572 KB
5 Status 0x9acd506e7490d161aa34abcea93cefcb 9/13/2017 10:45:00 PM Unknown 5, 2, 0, 11 SoundMAX Control Panel 700 KB
6 Status 0xe5acbceef8efeb2083c07b52bcb53afa 6/19/2017 5:43:00 AM Unknown 5, 0, 2, 7 SoundMAX Control Panel 840 KB
7 Status 0x38818b6e7e273c45e1a419661f164b72 12/24/2016 7:36:00 AM Unknown 5, 0, 2, 4 SoundMAX Control Panel 840 KB
8 Status 0xa00684fd9e951546e70a1b74bd62703e 11/20/2016 6:06:00 PM Unknown 5, 0, 2, 6 SoundMAX Control Panel 840 KB
9 Status 0xe75a5794a6d51ff7c64811054441f12c 5/24/2016 2:12:00 PM Unknown Unknown SoundMAX Tray Icon 868 KB
10 Status 0xfd440d4694e04004f83fbb5920dbb3a2 1/27/2016 7:58:00 PM Unknown 5, 2, 0, 57 SoundMAX Control Panel 844 KB
11 Status 0xac3197063bf23c53d5dcba0d575fd2e9 1/16/2016 7:44:00 PM Unknown 5, 2, 0, 30 SoundMAX Control Panel 712 KB
12 Status 0xf2c53b16fefd00dc79a15871a5738573 1/3/2016 5:52:00 AM Unknown 5, 2, 0, 12 SoundMAX Control Panel 700 KB
13 Status 0x5a25a52b38e8406aafd2e04325321165 11/30/2015 7:45:00 AM Unknown 5, 2, 0, 28 SoundMAX Control Panel 712 KB
14 Status 0x9e617cab2c9d19f3fc0a5f182180d4b4 9/9/2015 1:38:00 AM Unknown Unknown SoundMAX Tray Icon 864 KB
15 Status 0x0a83aedefade30b5cd28049031e149fa 6/19/2015 11:30:00 AM Unknown 5, 0, 0, 18 SoundMAX Control Panel 776 KB
16 Status 0x81a5a2ca780340784969d2edcab0800f 1/21/2015 3:42:00 PM Unknown 5, 2, 0, 8 SoundMAX Control Panel 700 KB
17 Status 0x04feb6c7e08e941ca300cfb3fa78c976 11/9/2014 1:27:00 AM Unknown Unknown SoundMAX Tray Icon 864 KB
18 Status 0x9364db3d6bb9baf6da31793917899089 9/7/2014 7:19:00 PM Unknown 4, 0, 6, 0 SoundMAX Control Panel 568 KB
19 Status 0x8f0af22a188e2393699e7433bc761bd3 8/21/2014 8:22:00 PM Unknown 4, 0, 4, 22 SoundMAX Control Panel 568 KB
20 Status 0xb7b069bdbfbde58199b308fcab765867 9/28/2012 6:38:00 AM Unknown Unknown SoundMAX Tray Icon 820 KB
21 Status 0xe6aa0bd8b5f60d99ce512dd4a72e7a50 8/15/2012 11:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown SoundMAX Tray Icon 984 KB
22 Status 0x7e82acf43819639906a83813f3d9a46a 5/4/2012 3:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown SoundMAX Tray Icon 740 KB
23 Status 0xe2bf88b2a9ffe6a408763042e150364c 2/18/2012 4:03:00 AM Unknown Unknown SoundMAX Tray Icon 572 KB
24 Status 0x97ac35956083058d19520c643542d555 1/31/2012 2:51:00 PM Unknown 5, 2, 0, 46 SoundMAX Control Panel 820 KB
25 Status 0x9392022bffdbf619b3f4798dc7cb3de0 1/27/2012 2:36:00 PM Unknown 4, 0, 4, 14 SoundMAX Control Panel 580 KB


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