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What is it?
Sygate Firewall - smc.exe

What does it do?
smc.exe - This is the firewall process that protects you from internet based attacks. I personally have not used this firewall since I use Zone Alarm.

Virus Precautions:
You'll want to keep an eye on this google search for any known viruses. The normal location of smc.exe is C:PROGRAMASSYGATESPFSMC.EXE

Also .

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smc.exe is made by a Third Party but is most likely safe

Startup DB Entries:
[smc]Sygate Firewall g
[SMC Service]Sygate Firewall g
[SmcService]Sygate Firewall g
[SmcServices]Sygate Firewall g
[System Microsoft Core]"Added by the RIZO.A TROJAN!" b

Service DB Entries:
Sygate Personal Firewall Related to Sygate Firewall.
Remote Reader Machine Added by the Backdoor.SdBot.avk as detected by ewido. More here
PE Sytray Manager Added by the Backdoor.SdBot.avk as detected by ewido. More here
My Firewall Plus Related to Webroot Firewall


Every attempt has been made to ensure the information about smc.exe is accurate but alot of malware applications try to pose as valid applications. If it is something other than what was posted above please leave some feedback in the forum.
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