How to Remove “IPODSERVICE.EXE”

What is iPodService.exe?

Originally developed by Apple Inc., iPodService.exe is a legitimate file process that is associated with iTunes application. It is an important component of iPodService Module and is located in C:\Program Files by default.

iPodService.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after iPodService.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with iPodService.exe malware?

If your system is affected by iPodService.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the below symptoms:

  • iPodService.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove iPodService.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove iPodService.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 February 2010 at 9:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Apple Inc. Executable f0777dc9c6ebdb32
04808dc4f7aaa1cc
f08678f1
aa7409e025b4b6b2
fedadea6f68eb9c2
Win32.Kashu.
B
No 10.1.2.17 10.1.2.17 31.9.117.160/32 N/A
2 Apple Inc. Executable 0b9c155f04fa5a16
c5bd196599453504
41f24e72
4d7cf55244a8cdf9
1cb415bc7518b1c4
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11.0.2.26 11.0.2.26 United States N/A
3 Apple Inc. Executable ff905cd85a62403c
bd35b9ca82b0fbf8
3399e088
ef4b78f50c2275e7
d479ee02d2b07394
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.0.1.22 10.0.1.22 India N/A
4 Apple Inc. Executable 6908d25412803443
7576140a1e29a196
e800c72c
07500a60f5faceb4
efe093673c18cd5f
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.H
N
No 10.5.2.11 10.5.2.11 United States N/A
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62

Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 5:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Apple Inc. Executable 0d28a5fe1726b4dc
1409f7561d2b903d
0c5f11f1
178fe38b7740f598
391eb2f51ae4ccac
Yes 10.5.2.11 10.5.2.11 United Kingdom
2 Apple Inc. Executable 71a624afec440711
ebc38be89ca3cafe
da58dd9e
d462588d99310a87
f758a2af4a82d98f
Yes 7.3.2.6 7.3.2.6 United States
3 Apple Inc. Executable fc9bd950b2ff54d4
3c12751fd740d05b
afd9a422
dc434081fbfd27c7
19473cb0cce8deca
Yes 9.0.0.70 9.0.0.70 United States
4 Apple Inc. Executable 82ac59201e773f69
f1fd3af36d385a90
f86c0aeb
b21735a057ed5c28
11b45dfce067f4cd
Yes 11.1.2.31 11.1.2.31 Philippines
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