File purpose and description:
bcmsmmsg.exe is a program that most likely was on your computer the day you purchased your computer. See the folder location shown below, spyware or virus writers often use similiar names and place the files in other folders hoping to fool you. By verifying the location of this file, it will help you identify that this file is not adware, spywaer, or virus related. This is a key file for use with the BCM voice modem drivers. Do not delete this file as it is not considered spyware. As always view the file location shown below to make sure your file is in the correct location. This bcmsmmsg.exe file is mostly used with dialup modems. This software program is considered safe and is not spyware or virus related. (See the details below for the actual location of this file.)
Actual file or task name: (Note that you can view the entire list here)
This is an executable file.
File or folder location:
This file should be found in your spybot folder under C:\WINDOWS\BCMSMMSG.exe
Be aware that many tasks will be similiar names to existing tasks or processes.
You can always view the running tasks on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view the windows
"task manager", and then view the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running or currently active
on your PC. Although this shows you all running tasks, it does not show dll file thats are loaded, as they
get loaded as part of other processes. Many spyware writers attempt to hide their files
on your computer, for example, bcmsmmsg.exe may be intentionally misspelled to look like a similiar task, or spyware may be named very
similiar to a Windows system task. The reason they do this is so you cannot easily recognize the name in your tasklist
as I have mentioned above. Make sure always check the location of the file if you are concerned.
You can always find the location of bcmsmmsg.exe on your computer by using your Windows search options, but
I will also try to list the file location of every file described on this website, so you can verify the correct location. You can view the entire tasklist directory with the link below.