• File Path: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SndVol.exe
  • Description: Volume Mixer




Type Hash
SHA1 7B42015C44374C5AC44C82707E7D96DADEB73506
SHA256 AEB8F9088436F40063D13C600CFDCCFF67D2682BA973CBBE83E8B2B76BFA6121
SHA384 C4606421FC0711C7EF9838CDC4715A236BBA3B3036DF19C8CCE0D91727F3E17BF7C5AB7DC434294E4409CBD8037DC2E7
SHA512 B4C85DEAA340C0743FFB86FE14F86AA545E056C2B15A8AD3BD020A3667F8DDD9A9EAC58988D5D2542733561851E7ED07A79B22A7B1F17D1FCEC00CC96CD8E025
SSDEEP 3072:wKMTzCPpReR4y9RBzqOEyAInlNrw2tWtBJwHjbEyB7HbI8O/Yxyy+yWo:wAyzZqmQ/Jxy10pwwto

Runtime Data

Child Processes:



  • Status: Signature verified.
  • Serial: 33000001733031072665B8B9B3000000000173
  • Thumbprint: 14590DC5C3AAF238FCFD7785B4B93F4071402C34
  • Issuer: CN=Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US
  • Subject: CN=Microsoft Windows, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US

File Metadata

  • Original Filename: SndVol.exe.mui
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 10.0.14393.0 (rs1_release.160715-1616)
  • Product Version: 10.0.14393.0
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

File Similarity (ssdeep match)

File Score
C:\Windows\system32\SndVol.exe 33
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SndVol.exe 29
C:\windows\system32\SndVol.exe 32
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SndVol.exe 35
C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\SndVol.exe 25
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SndVol.exe 24
C:\windows\SysWOW64\SndVol.exe 33

Possible Misuse

The following table contains possible examples of SndVol.exe being misused. While SndVol.exe is not inherently malicious, its legitimate functionality can be abused for malicious purposes.

Source Source File Example License
signature-base thor_inverse_matches.yar description = “Anomaly rule looking for certain strings in a system file (maybe false positive on certain systems) - file SndVol.exe” CC BY-NC 4.0
signature-base thor_inverse_matches.yar filename == “sndvol.exe” CC BY-NC 4.0

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