"snmptrap.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "snmptrap.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "snmptrap.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "snmptrap.exe" process?

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A

"snmptrap.exe" process represents "SNMP Trap" program. "snmptrap.exe" process is created by the service: "SNMP Trap".

"snmptrap.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "services" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   wininit
      services
         snmptrap

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "snmptrap.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
snmptrap.exe              4,460 K   SNMP Trap

Additional information about "snmptrap.exe" process:

Command line:
   C:\windows\System32\snmptrap.exe

Programe file information:
   Name: snmptrap.exe
   Location: C:\windows\System32\snmptrap.exe
   Description: SNMP Trap
   Version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
   Size: 14336 bytes
   Last modified: 7/13/2009 9:39:41 PM
   Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKCU\Control Panel\International
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\Protocol_Catalog9
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\NameSpace_Catalog5

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\sechost.dll
C:\windows\system32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\windows\system32\WS2_32.dll
C:\windows\system32\NSI.dll
C:\windows\system32\mswsock.dll

"snmptrap.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "snmptrap.exe" process.

 

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