How to Remove “SAVScan.exe”

What is SAVScan.exe?

SAVScan.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Symantec Antivirus Scanner. It belongs to Symantec Antivirus AutoProtect and was developed by Symantec Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name them as SAVScan.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with SAVScan.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 SAVScan.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • SAVScan.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 SAVScan.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 SAVScan.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing SAVScan.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 SAVScan.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 November 2010 at 5:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 20ed679d6c3f3b9a
f73a48d05cd8440d
00a00508
cbbb03f88da8e5a3
4c0315c5bc6cc5a0
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Agent
.oki0
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 704318c6455793e9
5692c935efb16530
2887b452
4cf46186cba5906d
d845d4807394a3da
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 9.4.0.53 9.4 India N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 3ea5453a2bde4a4a
c0c33397cccfa2f9
021a7b11
42f10e740cbc8fc3
a86f1fc4b7ad207c
Win32.Kashu.
B
No 9.4.0.53 9.4 Ukraine N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 0f02c4aef377da18
979704513d2ea8d6
2ffd199f
a26eef8317b4d266
36098ebdcef9fa82
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 9.2.0.79 9.2 Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 6:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable e988329cf578e828
1ddb3a832cfc2a02
d45fbbe0
7c69d3d160cbed5d
32c28503e4c95942
Yes 9.7.1.4 9.7 Internal Submission
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 1b8741dc8a21b077
28f5f60de4f10967
01b7e0d9
N/A No 9.4.0.39 9.4 Cyprus
3 Everdream Executable 04a6254537db237b
a8035d440e37a758
c6f16db0
b3a47845ef4f8033
a2dd34bbb3293e96
No 0, 7, 0, 0 0, 7, 0, 0 10.224.1.116/32
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 1e15b46e51340625
e33fdb27d4ed9c22
e6faabfa
b3b23e6524b76f01
3cb9ebbe4e753101
Yes 9.2.0.79 9.2 Internal Submission
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