smss.exe is a program which is most likely legit. So, if smss.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against viruses and malware.
The default name and directory where this application is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this program is ed97d85237fcf13cd63efef3af62dc56.
This application 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.
This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire power of modern computer processors. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description present in the exe is Windows Session Manager.
File version extracted from the file 10.0.14393.0 (rs1_release.160715-1616).
Author Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright ? Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
smss.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to smss.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.