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?

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 Smtp.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 April 2011 at 3:33 pm
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Malware
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
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Unclassified
Malware
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.29/32 N/A
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Unclassified
Malware
No 3, 3, 6, 1 N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 January 2010 at 2:56 pm
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Product
Version
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1 N/A Executable 252fee305bd4b9c5
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No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable ed29b79f97ee6030
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No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 8f89012d1b10e92a
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