What does the SmpSys.exe file do?
The SmpSys.exe process is also known as SmpSys.exe and is a part of Setup my PC or, as the case may be, SMP. This software is produced by Packard Bell BV (www.packardbell.com). An obsolete or defective version of SmpSys.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- SmpSys.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SmpSys.exe has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SmpSys.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module SmpSys.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about SmpSys.exe SmpSys.exe
SmpSys.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file SmpSys.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 975,360 bytes (75% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 1,092,152 bytes.
The program appears as a small tray icon. You will find it on the Windows taskbar next to the clock. If you don't see the tray icon, click the white (<) symbol. The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. The SmpSys file is not part of the Windows operating system. SmpSys.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes as well as modify other Windows tasks. For this reason, 12% 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 SmpSys.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 SmpSys?
|SmpSys.exe usually is locatesd in C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\SetUpMyPC, if you have a Packard Bell PC. It's the file that starts the SetUpMyPC Program on Packard Bell Systems at every boot of Windows. If you wanna stop it, just rename the file SmpSys.exe in something like txt.SmpSys.exe (or any name you want!). |
|Actually it is usually located in C:\APPS\SMP\SmpSys.exe |
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How to uninstall Setup my PC or SMP
To remove SmpSys.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Setup my PC or SMP in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if SmpSys.exe (SmpSys.exe) 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 SmpSys.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SmpSys.exe 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 SmpSys.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.