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What does the snmpdm.exe file do?

The snmpdm.exe process is also known as Emanate (Version 6.0 y) and is a part of Emanate. This software is produced by Guidance Software (www.guidancesoftware.com). An obsolete or defective version of snmpdm.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 snmpdm.exe Emanate

snmpdm.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Snmpdm.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. The file size is 741,376 bytes.
There is no internal description of the file. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This snmpdm.exe process can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The file can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. Snmpdm.exe is capable of supervise programs. For this reason, 68% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A snmpdm.exe file has a 64% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 322,048 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 741,376 bytes. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual This snmpdm.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. This snmpdm.exe process can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Snmpdm.exe is capable of monitor other applications.

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 snmpdm.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 snmpdm?

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 Emanate

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

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Emanate in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if snmpdm.exe (Emanate) 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 Emanate. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Emanate 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 snmpdm.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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