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What does the SMManager.exe file do?

The SMManager.exe process is also known as SMManager Application and is a part of Dell ControlPoint Connection Manager or, as the case may be, Smith Micro Connectivity Manager. This software is produced by Smith Micro Software (www.smithmicro.com). An obsolete or defective version of SMManager.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about SMManager.exe SMManager Application

SMManager.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. SMManager.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 76,288 bytes (45% of all these files), 77,312 bytes, 77,824 bytes, 90,112 bytes or, as the case may be, 84,808 bytes.
This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. This SMManager program can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. For this reason, 53% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves SMManager.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about SMManager?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall Dell ControlPoint Connection Manager or Smith Micro Connectivity Manager

To remove SMManager Application from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Dell ControlPoint Connection Manager or Smith Micro Connectivity Manager in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if SMManager.exe (SMManager Application) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of SMManager Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SMManager Application or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or SMManager.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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