smss.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if smss.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against potential security problems.
Normally, this application is found in C:\Windows\System32\smss.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is b999183e2195debc03b6b7b73a0c83c7.
This program is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.
smss.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
64-bit code has been detected. This program can put to good use the full power of a current computer processor.
smss.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in smss.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This application does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.