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What’s ssj1msm.exe (Printer Status Monitor)? Is it safe or a virus?

The ssj1msm.exe file is a part of the Printer Status Monitor application developed by Samsung Electronics CO., LTD.

This application is designed to monitor the status of Samsung printers connected to a computer. When the ssj1msm.exe file runs, it constantly monitors the printer's status, such as ink or toner levels, paper jams, and other printing issues. It provides real-time information to users so they can troubleshoot and address any printing problems promptly. This helps ensure that the printer operates smoothly and efficiently, minimizing downtime and improving overall productivity.

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Who makes ssj1msm.exe (Printer Status Monitor)?

We’ve found Samsung Electronics CO., LTD. should be the publisher of ssj1msm.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Last updated: March 30, 2024

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