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VersionsAdditional versions

6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 4.34%
6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 0.10%
6.3.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.24%
6.3.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.05%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 2.48%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 13.88%
6.2.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.10%
6.2.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.10%
6.2.8250.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.05%
6.2.8102.0 (winmain_win8m3.110823-1455) 0.10%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 24.65%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 43.79%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.05%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 7.65%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 1.51%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.78%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.05%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.05%
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 0.05%


PE structurePE file structure

Show functions
Import table
SetServiceStatus, FreeSid, AddAccessAllowedAce, InitializeAcl, GetLengthSid, AllocateAndInitializeSid, SetSecurityDescriptorDacl, InitializeSecurityDescriptor, RegisterServiceCtrlHandlerA, StartServiceCtrlDispatcherA
SetEvent, LeaveCriticalSection, CloseHandle, DisconnectNamedPipe, ResetEvent, GetOverlappedResult, GetLastError, WriteFile, EnterCriticalSection, GlobalAlloc, GlobalFree, WaitForSingleObject, GetTickCount, ConnectNamedPipe, CreateNamedPipeA, DeleteCriticalSection, CreateEventA, InitializeCriticalSection, RegisterApplicationRestart, GetCommandLineW, HeapSetInformation, GetCurrentProcess, TerminateProcess, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, GetCurrentProcessId, GetCurrentThreadId, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetModuleHandleA, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, InterlockedCompareExchange, Sleep, InterlockedExchange
freeaddrinfo, getaddrinfo


SNMP Trap by Microsoft

Remove snmptrap.exe
Version:   6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
MD5:   2a146a055b4401c16ee62d18b8e2a032
SHA1:   e6fe9d73efab57ded2a1f544b354054728c16f9a
SHA256:   d0930ffa53951c92f56e1ecb41374f4c0aa01ecbf99f474513a21ead579cfe47
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is snmptrap.exe?

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a protocol-based network management system. It is used to manage TCP/IP-based and IPX-based networks. Microsoft provides an SNMP agent, or client, for Windows NT and Windows 95. Microsoft, however, does not offer any management capabilities. There are third-party companies that offer products specifically designed for SNMP management.

About snmptrap.exe (from Microsoft)

SNMP provides the ability to send traps, or notifications, to advise an administrator when one or more conditions have been met. Traps are network packets that contain data relating to a component of


File name:snmptrap.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:SNMP Trap
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\snmptrap.exe
Original name:snmptrap.exe.mui
File version:6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
Product version:6.0.6000.16386
Size:12.5 KB (12,800 bytes)
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
More details


Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
Network connections
  • [UDP] listens on port 162

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Total CPU:0.00139563%
    Kernel CPU:0.00138613%
    User CPU:0.00000951%
    Kernel CPU time:1,040,007 ms/min
    Private memory:1.48 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):2.93 MB
    Private (minimum):2.58 MB
    Non-paged memory:1.48 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:33.09 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):33.43 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:2.61 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):4.11 MB
    37.95 MB
    Resource allocations

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:System
    Command line:C:\Windows\System32\snmptrap.exe
    Windows Service
    Service name:SNMPTRAP
    Display name:SNMP-Trap
    Description:“Empfängt Trap-Nachrichten, die von lokalen oder Remote-SNMP-Agenten generiert wurden, und leitet die Nachrichten an SNMP-Verwaltungsprogramme, die auf diesem Computer ausgeführt werden, weiter. SNMP-basierte Programme auf diesem Computer empfangen keine SNMP-Trap-Nachrichten, falls dieser Dienst beendet wird. Falls dieser Dienst deaktiviert wird, können die Dienste, die von diesem Dienst ausschlie”
    Parent process:services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft)

    Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

    OS versiondistribution
    Windows 7 Home Premium 33.00%
    Windows 8.1 18.00%
    Windows 7 Ultimate 14.50%
    Windows 8.1 Pro 7.50%
    Windows 7 Professional 6.00%
    Windows 8 4.00%
    Windows 8.1 Single Language 3.50%
    Windows 8 Pro 3.00%
    Windows 8 Single Language 2.50%
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 2.00%
    Windows 7 Home Basic 1.50%
    Windows Vista Home Premium 1.50%
    Windows 8 Enterprise N 1.00%
    Windows 8.1 N 0.50%
    Windows Seven Black Edition 0.50%
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 0.50%
    Windows 8 Enterprise 0.50%

    Distribution by countryDistribution by country

    United States installs about 46.73% of SNMP Trap.

    OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

    PC Manufacturerdistribution
    Dell 19.53%
    ASUS 17.97%
    Hewlett-Packard 17.58%
    Acer 12.11%
    Toshiba 11.72%
    Lenovo 8.59%
    Sony 4.69%
    Intel 2.34%
    GIGABYTE 1.95%
    Samsung 1.56%
    Alienware 1.17%
    Medion 0.78%
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