How to Remove “SAFlashPlayer.exe”

What is SAFlashPlayer.exe?

SAFlashPlayer.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Macromedia Flash Player. It belongs to Shockwave Flash and was developed by Macromedia, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Malware programmers write different types of malicious programs and name them as SAFlashPlayer.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with SAFlashPlayer.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • SAFlashPlayer.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the SAFlashPlayer.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with SAFlashPlayer.exe malware.

How to remove SAFlashPlayer.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing SAFlashPlayer.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove SAFlashPlayer.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 March 2009 at 5:27 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Macromedia, Inc. Executable 202ec5602d2f5d28
edb0e1b17d22e420
1d2603c9
4ac78dfbfd97e561
67cc9d949d599bdb
Unclassified
Malware
No 7,0,14,0 7,0,14,0 China N/A
2 Macromedia, Inc. Executable 821f62366990174e
04cb19b8a6e14514
6dbc37f0
6f51d341a6796c90
9adb37537cea6dc7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7,0,14,0 7,0,14,0 Turkey N/A
3 Macromedia, Inc. Executable 235569c8f17c0ced
ea48bd43eb816393
d4110d96
4e5b7578e38c982e
3d5abc9e56cc38a7
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 8,0,22,0 8,0,22,0 Indonesia N/A
4 Macromedia, Inc. Executable 82b4e0301bc7bafb
81226a04b3db418b
3c94473f
207ea3f9db63b97e
8a5a83e2c1f49886
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6,0,21,0 6,0,21,0 Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 July 2008 at 8:20 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Macromedia, Inc. Executable 8a713a0cf878d686
6999d6948a8f824c
3d9fa15d
8829938fd1e3cd46
65759929cf6d939a
No 8,0,22,0 8,0,22,0 Internal Submission
2 Macromedia, Inc. Executable a29994e540ebeb9d
31eb3313c2389c19
8889da96
7b75a7e202a7cb62
f62ca4f8c6a8ae00
No 6,0,23,0 6,0,23,0 Spain
3 Tanida Executable ce1ddbb7ee4309fd
12dd2f39d081f488
da7b82ed
8702b2cf67cb01ae
553eabd5f7e581cc
No 8.0 N/A 10.224.1.59/32
4 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 15b0b15a47572c4e
bbf4ee908452498f
6d566f57
c91fe3a87ec3ca6a
0a619c6e1bb7103f
No 10,0,45,2 10,0,45,2 Internal Submission
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