How to Remove “Zap.exe”

What is Zap.exe?

Zap.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Microsoft Systems Managerment Server and it belongs to Microsoft Systems Managerment Server. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of Zap.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by Zap.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 startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • 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 Zap.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, 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 Zap.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 Zap.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 Zap.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 February 2011 at 12:14 am
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Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
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1 N/A Executable d0092ca8b1f3eb89
5f7631d73f345ca3
c67f8e9f
826f18ae73ff6031
eb7040a522f5b839
Win32.Viking
.AG~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 December 2008 at 10:06 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 46991afe1dd26322
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2795b41c
0b26e4331bb5a5e9
75034a3dd6d0c30b
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117/32
2 N/A Executable 46991afe1dd26322
81f4bcd8b4413537
2795b41c
0b26e4331bb5a5e9
75034a3dd6d0c30b
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 46991afe1dd26322
81f4bcd8b4413537
2795b41c
0b26e4331bb5a5e9
75034a3dd6d0c30b
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 46991afe1dd26322
81f4bcd8b4413537
2795b41c
0b26e4331bb5a5e9
75034a3dd6d0c30b
No N/A N/A China
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