How to Remove “SimpleServer.exe”

What is SimpleServer.exe?

SimpleServer.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as DirectPlay Sample Application. It belongs to Microsoft DirectX for Windows, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as SimpleServer.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with SimpleServer.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with SimpleServer.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SimpleServer.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible SimpleServer.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 August 2013 at 1:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 23c77fb5c802edaf
a5560e064149cb90
4cf3a94f
d1744457aa060c88
81a96cb717b39b24
ApplicUnwnt.
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 23c77fb5c802edaf
a5560e064149cb90
4cf3a94f
d1744457aa060c88
81a96cb717b39b24
ApplicUnwnt.
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 September 2013 at 1:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 8f58a82a1076b100
a8e5c08053fe72f7
63277adf
5035f3166027a8d9
454b68d6f13d4859
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 4596148266c0b7c8
9cd78cf8ccd2463e
31eec554
5ca1d464a931468c
778d3f8878fc075d
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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