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What is soundman.exe? Realtek Sound Manager

Vendor:      Realtek
Product:     Sound Manager
Vendor Website:      http://www.realtek.com.tw
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: SOUNDMAN.EXE lets you manage and control some of the esoteric features of the Realtek sound chip. Most users don't need to change any of these features and can safely disable this program. Use the standard Windows volume control to change the sound volume.

soundman.exe uses excessive system and memory resources with no corresponding benefit. Applications such as these should be disabled to improve overall system performance.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 1.19%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 2 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
soundman.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x798c0c1ff4e0fce646ca82ae0379ccb0 More File Information 11/24/2014 Signed 2 5 24 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x0ce8c767cebeaf2092b6aa156b5df176 More File Information 11/24/2014 Unsigned 1 9 28 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x846535ef009ec28753c9b64fcb30f299 More File Information 11/24/2014 Unsigned 1 6 17 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x80fd4d46b0e9b620cf757a9a5c789329 More File Information 11/24/2014 Unsigned 2 6 18 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xe44cf0ab3dafb101971b6d7bc811bc51 More File Information 11/23/2014 Unsigned 0 2 13 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x1319df88f588709d13ac701c39745705 More File Information 11/21/2014 Unsigned 0 1 17 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xff352ba8b9da8fa5cd06ca2b8ead765e More File Information 11/4/2014 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
8 Status 0xb70bcc55743c5a5bd7c7c6d6a02bb6f9 More File Information 10/27/2014 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
9 Status 0xde3c57d3a24fb471cb48ad4fcc0e6fa4 More File Information 10/24/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x8dcf5e6334eea54336c93a6f0d8ceeb8 More File Information 10/18/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x92819cb628f57930ca6341dc8b0d9cb4 More File Information 9/22/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x0d034e8c4f88c5b2b0c1af3cf438cc4f More File Information 9/4/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x491b29d2495c5f69b23e449f8eee2d4a More File Information 6/20/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x6c7f8345500a75ebf0c3f325b305ce50 More File Information 6/1/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x950c46d68ad83ba1c38d1513b8693b81 More File Information 5/28/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
16 Status 0xfb1bc9a15a3df6cfd446e1b3bd0b5099 More File Information 5/26/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
17 Status 0xa95dd440d6dd3e5d3bdf8bbcd12e1e8e More File Information 4/5/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x801cafb80b0454d302f63e9d1a601819 More File Information 2/5/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x04f314d0c39c32166cdbde1d20267313 More File Information 1/14/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
20 Status 0x77abdf73d9d90144a4e1f3a030ea042f More File Information 1/14/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
21 Status 0xed8da2697f1c720ef26ae4b291a04497 More File Information 1/7/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x5077f7f5841a0cac7d468818c7596624 More File Information 11/26/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
23 Status 0xcec4788f39a4478acb7da06187adfbef More File Information 11/24/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x4ca0410064282d72edc28390859668c4 More File Information 11/17/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x816428bc28b3b93da2b18e8708145913 More File Information 10/26/2013 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x04fdd9f787bbe5b6694052ed9a60d707 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x45b69639043f9a9cd05a83c1f2c86a5f More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
28 Status 0xddba01583302c97e9b9ff2ec2611c13f More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
29 Status 0x63761d67ac676e5b4124bfcfb62a8e39 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
30 Status 0x3888897c2649cc24e1fc97d7cd2c1280 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
31 Status 0xa50047629bee0483360166ab888f89bb More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
32 Status 0x58ada3beefe33fb8e4875a7848b1fae4 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
33 Status 0xd5d0cd6a04617a15c2df76cd668ff540 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
34 Status 0xc2e7ce6f2acc93a888c884052b9f07aa More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
35 Status 0x04fda635475f67582522e61af21a672e More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x7ae7591f477d5dd3b4622bc71a0e30eb More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x4fda635475f67582522e61af21a672e6 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
38 Status 0xa9861d537ed87795a58101e8e7346ce0 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x890f8034118196ed6db702ff2ac0b961 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x70c375ff52d23a43e7e9015bb5d87dc8 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x56c464dcb1aa3062125c5c3da97434f8 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x9832c37287e523b363dd386a8033dda0 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
43 Status 0xa65916a55384f937f6ba4653ad203ecb More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x63657c6e0df49bbaabf6f5800bcb5479 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
45 Status 0x3df2f401e71c0894e3cc1b8b7a4ab7ee More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x83d296ca26679922491cea36599fc02e More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
47 Status 0x0a66d1ca518e5f32a18310a74e20ad4a More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
48 Status 0xae5b81948c6014caf6bc02aa9f9501b9 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x82d8578cb09f4ed668ddd76525d6c1b7 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x8395ce5e198d321db1b26cb65f832841 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
51 Status 0xff86e640e4e0fd18cfb4696b38867222 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
52 Status 0x18af798f49a1084b0ed8c47d3ceca6b2 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
53 Status 0x596323aeaebdb9b4540ebc68994337f7 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
54 Status 0xf0eeed52fc29bec6e917cab2788148b2 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x9cdadd62f0a60dbfcd8aa5c2c76eb623 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x00ce8c767cebeaf2092b6aa156b5df17 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
57 Status 0x00d034e8c4f88c5b2b0c1af3cf438cc4 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x6485da2ddb81e1bdc11825524cf649e2 More File Information No Data Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x469690b9702f02af087ea52b3b843202 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
60 Status 0x694d8aba2876f3361139a5469f5e6745 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xb70bcc55743c5a5bd7c7c6d6a02bb6f9 11/25/2014 8:53:00 AM Unknown Unknown Realtek Sound Manager 590 KB
2 Status 0x8dcf5e6334eea54336c93a6f0d8ceeb8 11/24/2014 10:53:00 PM Unknown 5, 1, 0, 43 Realtek Sound Manager 88 KB
3 Status 0x80fd4d46b0e9b620cf757a9a5c789329 11/23/2014 12:47:00 AM Unknown 5, 1, 0, 59 Realtek Sound Manager 564 KB
4 Status 0xa1de660f7cda71cb7fc0b7ec398f307c 11/21/2014 1:19:00 AM Unknown 5, 1, 0, 52 Realtek Sound Manager 564 KB
5 Status 0xd5d0cd6a04617a15c2df76cd668ff540 11/20/2014 10:43:00 PM Unknown 5.1.0.38 Realtek Sound Manager 76 KB
6 Status 0x1319df88f588709d13ac701c39745705 11/20/2014 5:39:00 PM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 17 Realtek Sound Manager 88 KB
7 Status 0x469690b9702f02af087ea52b3b843202 11/19/2014 12:30:00 AM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 12 Realtek Sound Manager 76 KB
8 Status 0x846535ef009ec28753c9b64fcb30f299 11/14/2014 9:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown Realtek Sound Manager 76 KB
9 Status 0x4fda635475f67582522e61af21a672e6 11/9/2014 1:46:00 PM Unknown Unknown Realtek Sound Manager 590 KB
10 Status 0xe44cf0ab3dafb101971b6d7bc811bc51 11/8/2014 4:47:00 PM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 21 Realtek Sound Manager 84 KB
11 Status 0xed8da2697f1c720ef26ae4b291a04497 11/8/2014 12:06:00 PM Unknown 5, 1, 0, 56 Realtek Sound Manager 564 KB
12 Status 0x0ce8c767cebeaf2092b6aa156b5df176 11/8/2014 2:14:00 AM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 14 Realtek Sound Manager 88 KB
13 Status 0x82d8578cb09f4ed668ddd76525d6c1b7 11/4/2014 5:06:00 PM Unknown 5, 1, 0, 44 Realtek Sound Manager 88 KB
14 Status 0x18af798f49a1084b0ed8c47d3ceca6b2 11/4/2014 1:46:00 AM Unknown 5.1.10 Realtek Sound Manager 56 KB
15 Status 0xb1d1155ba8d9c4c38a45b52446729a03 10/29/2014 5:57:00 PM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 14 Realtek Sound Manager 76 KB
16 Status 0x63657c6e0df49bbaabf6f5800bcb5479 10/28/2014 1:55:00 PM Unknown 5.1.0.34 Realtek Sound Manager 76 KB
17 Status 0xb6df2b29add40b928200a342a3f34597 10/27/2014 10:04:00 PM Unknown 5.1.06 Realtek Sound Manager 54 KB
18 Status 0xf0eeed52fc29bec6e917cab2788148b2 10/27/2014 9:09:00 PM Unknown 5.1.0.29 Realtek Sound Manager 66 KB
19 Status 0xff352ba8b9da8fa5cd06ca2b8ead765e 10/27/2014 3:26:00 PM Unknown 5.1.0.22 Realtek Sound Manager 64 KB
20 Status 0x801cafb80b0454d302f63e9d1a601819 10/22/2014 2:39:00 AM Unknown Unknown Realtek Sound Manager 76 KB
21 Status 0xa95dd440d6dd3e5d3bdf8bbcd12e1e8e 10/14/2014 2:30:00 AM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 12 Realtek Sound Manager 76 KB
22 Status 0x6878f2bfa204da2a4451f91821fd4391 10/13/2014 9:26:00 PM Unknown 5.1.05 Realtek Sound Manager 54 KB
23 Status 0x58ada3beefe33fb8e4875a7848b1fae4 10/11/2014 9:59:00 AM Unknown 5.1.0.24 Realtek Sound Manager 63 KB
24 Status 0x6c22a96e07b80ea9fb8435937bbeda42 10/7/2014 5:45:00 AM Unknown 5.1.0.21 Realtek Sound Manager 63 KB
25 Status 0x83d296ca26679922491cea36599fc02e 10/7/2014 1:37:00 AM Unknown 5, 1, 0, 48 Realtek Sound Manager 88 KB
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x491b29d2495c5f69b23e449f8eee2d4a 11/25/2014 12:21:00 AM Unknown 5.0.02 Monitor sound card. 45 KB
2 Status 0x2234718c65055e2b23336b993f3df977 10/11/2014 7:04:00 PM Unknown 5.0.07 Monitor sound card. 45 KB
3 Status 0x04f314d0c39c32166cdbde1d20267313 7/31/2014 3:51:00 PM Unknown 5.0 Monitor sound card. 45 KB
4 Status 0x190ee06f2c9d4e0101bceb363614b6f5 2/4/2012 1:24:00 PM Unknown 5.0.05 Monitor sound card. 45 KB
5 Status 0xe4908c8bb7bb227a2bbc80343d7521a4 2/4/2012 3:04:00 AM Unknown 5.0.10 Monitor sound card. 46 KB
6 Status 0xa65916a55384f937f6ba4653ad203ecb 1/30/2012 5:14:00 AM Unknown 5, 0, 0, 0 Monitor sound card. 45 KB
7 Status 0xd968b3259421c4a0627a62f4e0e96d6d 9/13/2011 3:44:00 PM Unknown 5.0.03 Monitor sound card. 45 KB
8 Status 0xc6cef3c41e1c6f88bf54954365afd9ae 10/12/2010 1:57:00 PM Unknown 5, 0, 0, 0 Monitor sound card. 43 KB
9 Status 0x04ce1f4bacc34a2f37e3b6c897120f02 5/29/2010 7:02:00 AM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 45 KB
10 Status 0x4041a06d3ab72892e06978df75c5e639 4/29/2010 10:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 45 KB
11 Status 0x7c41fb9922295f8914109d64d7402e51 4/9/2010 1:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 45 KB
12 Status 0x816a1cf09c3b3a21d7481c3d293bfeff 2/14/2010 7:09:00 PM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 45 KB
13 Status 0xe4eb49d80f9f38a58f2e60dce257ffe1 1/12/2010 8:00:00 PM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 45 KB
14 Status 0x419b0af617105c5af739fe92bd510fbc 12/10/2009 12:56:00 AM Unknown 3.0 Monitor sound card. 118 KB
15 Status 0xbf79265e475652ee8385d86e1109061e 6/14/2009 5:51:00 PM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 83 KB
16 Status 0x47d015bb56d50620b3bb5fd9365b932c 1/29/2009 3:15:00 AM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 45 KB
17 Status 0x76a19ab71c2562a80c7148472955205d 9/9/2008 5:50:00 AM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 46 KB
18 Status 0xd36dec5b59f139f2a9627fdf3852a973 7/17/2008 10:24:00 PM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 45 KB
19 Status 0x33825ca0ab87adc2c73c01022f74fc5d 7/6/2008 2:49:00 PM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 45 KB
20 Status 0x303e394ce9c600f467fef9661a0e32a7 6/18/2008 11:45:00 AM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 45 KB
21 Status 0x052944ca68aac3ac28faaed31a22215d 5/30/2008 5:48:00 PM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 51 KB
22 Status 0xb2c74b2066dc40c729d1adb8250ba65c 5/27/2008 6:38:00 AM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 45 KB
23 Status 0xc58e263ab126f34f7159aca7952ad252 5/25/2008 10:21:00 PM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 83 KB
24 Status 0x94c4ba962288bc46fa7b681456f8c890 5/3/2008 3:34:00 PM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 55 KB
25 Status 0x5af2f6f43c1eed603fb3d515ad6d48a5 4/29/2008 11:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown Monitor sound card. 88 KB



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