smss.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if smss.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your PC against threats.
The default filename and directory where the application is stored is
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is c2c989b9ec32183a7baf5c0d59a57042.
This program does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
smss.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This is a x64 executable. It runs using the full capacity of modern computer processors.
smss.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from smss.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This application does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.