How to Remove “SpamAct.exe”

What is SpamAct.exe?

SpamAct.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Comodo, Inc. This process is known as Comodo AntiSpam Desktop Edition and it belongs to Comodo AntiSpam Desktop Edition 2005. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SpamAct.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SpamAct.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the SpamAct.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from SpamAct.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the SpamAct.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with SpamAct.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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


Malware Entries

No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Malware Behavior
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 July 2008 at 1:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
1 C.O.M.O.D.O Executable cb50dac1f4bd5f7e
No 1, 0, 1, 1 1, 0, 1, 1 Internal Submission
2 C.O.M.O.D.O Executable 83895aa087dc990d
N/A No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Australia
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