How to Remove “SSMShellUtils.exe”

What is SSMShellUtils.exe?

SSMShellUtils.exe is a legitimate file process developed by System Safety Limited. This process is known as System Safety Shell Extender and it belongs to System Safety Monitor. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after SSMShellUtils.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with SSMShellUtils.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the SSMShellUtils.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SSMShellUtils.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove SSMShellUtils.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove SSMShellUtils.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 29 December 2008 at 9:20 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 System Safety Limited Executable 4c4c7bec5ad5b757
cc1dafbee943d740
aa040c7a
87c49290ae517599
073618662794444d
Yes 2.2.0.583 2.2 10.224.1.117/32
2 System Safety Limited Executable 02c44b007ce596b3
38a97ca3f7cca335
552e5313
9ff457e91ce11d39
3c680ba45d086995
Yes 2.0.8.583 2.0 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 623816e4820ca5e2
8fbaa8ceedb6fe79
1ffb3e95
e998fe1c00e8a325
a81ea1e3d9005501
No N/A N/A United States
4 System Safety Limited Executable 4c4c7bec5ad5b757
cc1dafbee943d740
aa040c7a
87c49290ae517599
073618662794444d
Yes 2.2.0.583 2.2 Internal Submission
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