How to Remove “SFTPMSI.exe”

What is SFTPMSI.exe?

SFTPMSI.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Smartsoft Ltd. This process is known as SmartFTP Client MSI Setup and it belongs to SmartFTP Client MSI Setup. It is commonly stored in C:\users\{user}\downloads\sftpmsi.exe. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SFTPMSI.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SFTPMSI.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 SFTPMSI.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\users\{user}\downloads\sftpmsi.exe, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from SFTPMSI.exe malware?

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 March 2013 at 6:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ce5783cf8d028d21
bdd09ac070ed43eb
df847a13
e31951cfc319401c
6a41921aa9794689
Application.
Win32.Instal
lCore.EA
Yes N/A 1.5 United Kingdom N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2c4dc74f0861cf32
1b731260b3996490
cf9d12e0
8caea4b948c8bab5
8f2329e3b42154b1
Unclassified
Malware
No 7.4.0.0 7.4.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
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86

Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 June 2008 at 10:16 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 SmartSoft Ltd Executable b954b80e9a1a8603
e288c697a3c68d03
e81a96a4
1ae8079f49f82fce
5aaee84764a4b035
Yes 9.0.2557.0 9.0.2557.0 10.108.51.116/32
2 SmartSoft Ltd Executable 34b04268ddabba2f
3889f98d1c47f7a5
c601b233
f729c32fc5a16862
d93e4b661236337e
Yes 9.0.2588.0 9.0.2588.0 United States
3 SmartSoft Ltd Executable 508cd012c8184592
472a9e7eaa66d084
956d9aaa
38870417898d2f51
1e616450133deb9a
Yes 9.0.2578.0 9.0.2578.0 10.108.51.119/32
4 SmartSoft Ltd Executable bc1ee126c7c5e96a
0386982b26478cff
9068c3fa
b716cbb2355c09a3
8fa59ff04a812bde
Yes 9.0.2556.0 9.0.2556.0 10.108.51.116/32
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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