How to Remove “Spywareterminatorshield.Exe”

What is Spywareterminatorshield.Exe?

Originally developed by Crawler.com, Spywareterminatorshield.Exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Spyware Terminator Realtime Shield and it belongs to Crawler Spyware Terminator. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Spywareterminatorshield.Exe malware?

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

  • Spywareterminatorshield.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 Spywareterminatorshield.Exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove Spywareterminatorshield.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: 20 June 2008 at 9:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Crawler Group, LLC Executable 26977a765e04d7ee
f27309ce00554a31
9a6a657b
e9150f50ccb4f8eb
44f5b0e1cabae3c7
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 3.0.1.106 3.0.0.0 Czech Republic N/A
2 Crawler.com Executable 09be83801445e4d4
05f814506b4b092c
ef0052c2
3098f6891907f46d
a9d9c8b0c30276e8
Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 2.2.1.347 N/A India N/A
3 Crawler.com Executable fc8e65c70d360935
e083fee65ff9066f
27eb8b9a
ec14d7a249111a5a
55139708bb78d351
Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 2.2.1.347 N/A India N/A
4 Crawler.com Executable 174f27a069b91ed8
25d786580cd7f200
577ba53f
00746d76958e9b17
6528f7129dcb0858
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.5.0.472 N/A United States N/A
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50

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 2:01 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Crawler.com Executable 647101c65d5fcb96
8a22a63422a05ca6
e40ef7b9
9b50dffd0f8a8860
479141dab0ee300d
No 2.5.0.436 N/A Czech Republic
2 Crawler.com Executable 1b4f97a87ac19993
15b9819ac20ea961
810a02e8
a15ba364dac174fa
d22283f26752eaad
No 2.6.0.531 N/A Taiwan
3 N/A Executable e098b2aa9126298f
c9e68ea2173053bf
f5ddaa6e
53d2842fb140b42a
e33abb091b0d6b65
No N/A N/A Portugal
4 Crawler.com Executable b45f7e30c69add18
322b2f94f652bc59
8766c40d
2b9eab09642b7757
fb56b03e53e17ce2
No 2.5.0.458 N/A Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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