What is the "snmp.exe" ?

Our database contains 363 different files for filename snmp.exe . You can also check most distributed file variants with name snmp.exe. This files most often belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. and were most often developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This files most often have description SNMP Service. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 13 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process snmp.exe.

This file is a genuine MS Windows sytstem executable - the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). This utility is used to configure remote devices, monitor network performance, audit network usage, and detect network faults or inappropriate access. With this utility there is also the Microsoft Windows SNMP API - application programming interface, which serves for another applications as a connection point. 

As a Windows system file with very wide usage, this executable can often be a target of a virus attack. ALways check the respective MD5 variant.

More about the functionality can be found on Microsoft MSDN pages for SNMP : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa379100(v=vs.85).aspx

For a general information about SNMP check the Wikipedia source on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_Network_Management_Protocol

snmp.exe Process

File details of most used file with name "snmp.exe"

Product:
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
SNMP Service
Version:
6.1.7601.17514
MD5:
ca62ae004e98374bf7f082cd765eea02
SHA1:
be83c177d9f257842713c82d12eae81ce1221d5d
SHA256:
a53243f4b9d798802cd6673ea9d7dc245f26a2216172dad53547b9bc4d5dba77
Size:
49664
Directory:
C:\Windows\System32\ 
Operating System:
Windows 7
Occurence:
High oc2

Is the Process "snmp.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
15% of reviewed files are marked as System file.
Latest new variant of the file with name "snmp.exe" was discovered 3415 days ago. Our database contains 72 variants of the file "snmp.exe" with final rating Safe and zero variants with final rating Threat . Final ratings are based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
Filename "snmp.exe" is used by Microsoft Windows System files. Many threats uses filenames of System Processes to camouflage itself. You should consider suspected any file which uses system filename and is not stored in system directory or has invalid file version information. Correct system file contains full file version information from Microsoft.

User Reviews of the "snmp.exe"

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Reviews for all files with name "snmp.exe"

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file C:\Windows\System32\snmp.exe (Variant: 19149575)

    This file is a genuine MS Windows sytstem executable - the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). This utility is used to configure remote devices, monitor network performance, audit network usage, and detect network faults or inappropriate access. With this utility there is also the Microsoft Windows SNMP API - application programming interface, which serves for another applications as a connection point.

    As a Windows system file with very wide usage, this executable can often be a target of a virus attack. ALways check the respective MD5 variant.
    More about the functionality can be found on Microsoft MSDN pages for SNMP : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa379100(v=vs.85).aspx
    For a general information about SNMP check the Wikipedia source on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_Network_Management_Protocol

  • SAFErating from user pauloarnold for file C:\Windows\System32\snmp.exe (Variant: 519955)

    The process belongs to the SNMP Service software Microsoft Windows Operating System from the company Microsoft Corporation (www.microsoft.com). Description: Snmp.exe is located in the C: \ Windows \ System32. The files in Windows XP usually have the following sizes: 33.280 bytes (70% of all occurrences), 32.768 bytes, bytes 29.696, 51.712 bytes, 40.960 bytes, 39,936 bytes, 47.104 bytes.http: / / www.arquivo.wiki. br / process / snmp.exe.html A component of the Windows system. The application is not visible. The program listens or sends data on open ports to LAN or Internet. He is a trusted file from Microsoft. So has 8% chance of being dangerous, even so, read the comments of users.

  • SAFErating from user Mindconnect2020 for file C:\Windows\System32\snmp.exe (Variant: 505946)

    extended Windows XP SP3 service