How to Remove “SimpleService.exe”

What is SimpleService.exe?

SimpleService.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Service Installer. It belongs to Service Installer, developed by SimpleHelp Ltd. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as SimpleService.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SimpleService.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 SimpleService.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 SimpleService.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 SimpleService.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 September 2008 at 5:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 69d5a23ebf0750e1
4099a991fb52bec7
3ea76e19
50722edc6f70d9ca
e4d9db7b03fe7249
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c23e127735283ec8
4fad541f18cf27fc
3005f374
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 India N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable cdade73f14bead61
fa73acf002033bcd
c9d8b74d
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.n
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 India N/A
4 N/A Executable e4166a15c9e2c527
2f823613fcbcbc4c
bb39ac15
a176f18292f97bd8
40300458aae5cbe1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 March 2009 at 9:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 76a66cc1b2634e35
d0a157affc9717c6
6bf90e0c
329b449e879f5bfe
9ca661aaf26cdbdf
Yes N/A N/A United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1daf9d02ba002066
b3a9320d8cebd194
a3e84b38
769735a6b9c997f4
0262640723ba33c9
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United Kingdom
3 N/A Executable 413d481f6026622a
18d68f84059acd60
89ea6bd6
104e2b8f05e94b1e
a98a85297be353bc
No 0.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.108.51.203/32
4 N/A Executable b99e494292ed31a7
fa36b8e053d97c80
77c9d9fc
e8097f571b4b18de
4a35f28cf0b26510
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
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