How to Remove “Smtp.exe”

What is Smtp.exe?

Smtp.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Merak SMTP. It belongs to Merak Mail Server, developed by IceWarp Software. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as Smtp.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Smtp.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 Smtp.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 Smtp.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 19 September 2008 at 1:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a51ec942cc5223c9
f4f2f4893ba8c9b9
264a2322
602997471533bf44
b30e60958d5d05f2
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
2 N/A Executable 25e4d48fb0a6fe6c
280b2b6b4013b9eb
b13eb3dd
b5a0546f7ba0d72a
1e2601677985617d
Packed.Win32
..Black.~A
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable ff3eeb633ec4c21d
200b48e642f7004f
5c9fe6e6
a81baeb3b2668a97
3716ef4053c928b1
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.02.0001 1.02.0001 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable 4426bde542460344
c5d0031a6c20eb1b
d1cd6494
d8369daedf9960e4
e909f16d7dee9b09
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.29/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 July 2009 at 5:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 2429c00e1e2c916c
4b78a87d5dd0d6e9
045a4840
66a834585f462ff0
e9b35e82060c953d
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable d93422303a67b57a
dc3a1bb6db0a7522
1afe8faf
d2a94091b1cdc5f2
6b3e5ede3ba43076
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 MicroWorld Technologies Inc. Executable dc8df688c38d877b
7c23253386256167
06ba3006
eb0dab98c3bc628c
7dfcabb46d4b1709
Yes 6, 6, 28,
0
6, 6, 28,
0
Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 1564d9462555ebd7
388c796927405e71
d92e3f86
419a1ecaf69eb877
cc2e7524a3ce7d27
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117/32
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