smax4.exe - What is smax4.exe?
smax4.exe Process Description:
The process smax4.exe is part of the Audio Control Panel for SoundMax compatible audio devices on ASUS motherboards. The application was developed by Analog Devices Incorporated and is compatible with Microsoft Windows Operating Systems. The installation for the application and process is usually bundled with your motherboard and can also be downloaded over at http://www.analog.com/.
The file smax4.exe is installed under the location C:/Program Files/Analog Devices/SoundMax/and is included in your startup group. The process has a startup registry value of SoundMax under the registry location HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Run/.
Initially serving the system as a file driver for the built-in sound device installed in most ASUS motherboard, audio capabilities of the system will be disabled if this is not installed in your system.
The process doesn't have a window when it initializes in your system yet it will have an icon in your system tray. Once clicked, the Audio Control Panel will be revealed along with other configurations and settings where the user can utilize for their own sound customization.
When active, the process has a total of 1.4MB of total RAM and virtual memory allocation.
The Control is composed of three main parts: Playback, where settings such as Wave, SW Synth, CD player, Microphone, Line in and Phone can be readily changed by the user; Graphic Equalizer, and Record settings.
The application associated with the smax4.exe process is required for audio devices connected to your system to function properly. Terminating this process might incur some disability in your system. If the process is not needed or there are no audio devices attached to your system, the process can be terminated using Task Manager.
You may also use WinTask or MsConfig to disable the process from your startup group. The application as well as the file driver can be removed from your system using the Add/Remove Programs applet in your Control Panel.Author: Analog Devices Incorporated.
Author URL: http://www.analog.com/
Part of: Audio Control Panel for SoundMax Control Center
System Process: No
Background Process: No
Uses Network: No
Uses Internet: No
Hardware Related: Yes. The process smax4.exe is required for audio devices to function in most ASUS motherboard.
Common Path: C:/Program Files/Analog Devices/SoundMax/
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The General Cause of smax4.exe Errors:
A common and likely reason for smax4.exe errors is corruption in the Windows program registry - cleaning is essential to avoid additional harm in other software and/or devices. Risks include device failure, blue screen errors and fatal crashes.
smax4.exe Errors - Common Symptoms:
Typical symptoms with smax4.exe errors include slower system performance, extended application load speed, problems loading documents, excessive breaks in program functions, programs closing without displaying an error, screen halts and applications lock up.
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