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Process name: Cypress USB Mass Storage Driver Background Application

Product: Cypress USB Mass Storage Adapter

Company: Cypress Semiconductor (cypress.com)

File: sm1bg.exe


Installed with various music software, the Cypress USB Mass Storage Driver runs as a background process and starts with Windows. It detects when an MP3 player or device is plugged in through your computers USB connection, and if one is detected, launches an MP3 program of your choice. This process is not necessary, but can expedite the playback of songs if you are using your external MP3 player to play songs through your PC. Founded in 1982 in Silicon Valley, Cypress Semiconductor has over 1900 patents in memory hardware technology.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/sm1bg.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of sm1bg.exe: based on 12 votes. Read also the 7 reviews.

  • 125 users ask for this file. 8 users rated it as not dangerous. 4 users rated it as neutral. One user didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about sm1bg.exe:
Appeared after installing Napster. Used by Napster App pop pop
If you installed Napster, this is the USB driver to detect an MP3 player if connected.  See also: Link Oliver Dutta
Is installed with Napster, iTunes, and some usb memory readers Jeff
either for my mass storage or for roxio 7.5 emc just some guy
Is used to run mass storage USB devices, harmless, but not required to run said devices. DrIndyJones
Mass storage, 9 in 1 reader system Dan
CAME WITH ROXIO AND NAPSTER INSTALL OILFIELD TRASH

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