SM56 Helper Win32 Utility by Motorola

Remove SM56HLPR.exe


sm56hlpr.exe has 5 known versions, the most recent one is SM56 Rel. sm56hlpr.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. During installation, a run registry key for all users is added that will cause the program to run each time any user logs on to Windows. The average file size is about 1.11 MB. Numerous variations of sm56hlpr.exe have been installed with both Motorola SM56 Speakerphone Modem and Motorola SM56 Data Fax Modem. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0011% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.07 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 4.9 MB and typical read I/O operations are around 0 Bytes per minute.

What is sm56hlpr.exe?

Application executable file for SM56 is a helper utility for Motorola based SM56 software modems.


File name:sm56hlpr.exe
Publisher:Motorola Inc.
Product name:SM56 Helper Win32 Utility
Description:Application executable file
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\motorola\smserial\sm56hlpr.exe

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of SM56 Helper Win32 Utility.)
Motorola, Inc.
6% remove
This package contains the driver for the Motorola SM56 Data Fax Modem in the supported notebook models and operating systems.
Motorola, Inc.
1% remove
This package contains the driver for the Motorola SM56 Data Fax Modem in the supported notebook models and operating systems.


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of sm56hlpr.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'SMSERIAL' → C:\Program Files\Motorola\SMSERIAL\sm56hlpr.exe

VersionsAll file variations of sm56hlpr.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
813bcbf7f858077692445d0a3cdb33ba 0a9c25e0a9dd7dd25809dd9b55732ea876c68ccd 1.62 MB
0ae3673e1c450359490cf47d6aa3af7f 347cb13dccfa2d90079072f9731ae6f63bf846eb 1.39 MB
114079439321efc7532126fcdaf87642 f069102561bf4ef13a6620f7168278696a97e702 1.4 MB
3d575898e4c727c794a24c4196fc0be4 d392350807cde2798b2b2e182a3f224e2c6e1a2f 616 KB
0a8594a20e8257a84fee8ccdab1ad285 63fbb67230213b12380df6dde7b2ba9ad6a2e189 560 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows Vista Home Premium 30.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 46.15% of SM56 Helper Win32 Utility.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Lenovo 50.00%
ASUS 33.33%
Acer 16.67%
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