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Program info

Estimated safety rating


soundman.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers many of the "probable danger" flags detailed bellow. It is not yet known if soundman.exe is malware or not that doesn't cause harm your PC. We advise you to be careful with it.

Executable file path


Usually, this program is found in C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 1b0464d3bec29ed9c0bbb1f144730387.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs in 32-bit mode. It does not use the entire set of features of nowadays' computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Realtek Sound Manager

The description stored in the file is Realtek Sound Manager.

File version

 6, 0, 0, 5

File version extracted from the file 6, 0, 0, 5.


 Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

Company name Realtek Semiconductor Corp..


 Copyright (c) 2001-2004 Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

Legal copyright Copyright (c) 2001-2004 Realtek Semiconductor Corp..

Has valid windows


This task does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad sign.

Digitally signed


A digital certificate is missing from this program. The publisher did not sign it. This is probably bad.

Starts with windows


This program is registered to start when your PC starts. Yes

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.