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: 29 November 2011 at 1:12 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 N/A Executable 6502ff0064b0dd68
d11918071334109e
8109e57d
3b1777d1a8cbaf40
68adce2364fea9d5
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Azerbaijan N/A
3 Macromedia, Inc. Executable 234ebe3c3228cd0c
b987d71b666a965d
315e8880
8d80b22ecbd3fe4b
e173dc5cba99cccb
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6,0,21,0 6,0,21,0 Poland N/A
4 Macromedia, Inc. Executable 65cb6b03543e32ce
de0eb728981747b8
de017710
62795a807a0e08db
3da97770744835c7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8,0,22,0 8,0,22,0 Poland N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 September 2008 at 11:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 8202f479288186bc
bc16dafdc00f0141
f46b735e
8aa79e3b5eab76f6
b6c555cf07cb29a4
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Macromedia, Inc. Executable 8a713a0cf878d686
6999d6948a8f824c
3d9fa15d
8829938fd1e3cd46
65759929cf6d939a
No 8,0,22,0 8,0,22,0 Internal Submission
3 Tanida Executable ce1ddbb7ee4309fd
12dd2f39d081f488
da7b82ed
8702b2cf67cb01ae
553eabd5f7e581cc
No 8.0 N/A 10.224.1.59/32
4 Macromedia, Inc. Executable 21652b2e6b8693f4
c0d4860e3f0bf132
efcb869d
071aaab01bf772ba
b281c14d53b06fe4
No 6,0,21,0 6,0,21,0 Ukraine
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