How to Remove “agtserv.exe”

What is agtserv.exe?

Originally developed by Accent Software International, agtserv.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as AgtServ main executable that is associated with software ScreenScraper SDK.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

agtserv.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after agtserv.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with agtserv.exe malware?

If your system is affected by agtserv.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • agtserv.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove agtserv.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove agtserv.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 April 2009 at 10:41 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Accent Software International Ltd. Executable 9e326b4e420d0d9a
06b970a905ff3c42
77277cd7
ec89ac743b2d283a
6cf5b70434065673
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0,
77
1, 0, 0,
77
Saudi Arabia N/A
2 GuruNet Inc. Executable 0212c55e9f379794
71473b8f458b6306
85d2d906
84a05fcf2e10554c
e21cc1e0202512ba
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 0, 0,
35
2, 0, 0,
35
United Arab Emirates N/A
3 GuruNet Inc. Executable 791c144507c2de5c
3a680f7dc4c78ffe
831a8c02
42f50a6594075926
6475ed7f4f4b1d59
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 0, 0,
35
2, 0, 0,
35
Saudi Arabia N/A
4 GuruNet Inc. Executable d2733110a123b8ad
88da179e6612e787
d66d22f3
10694407892c9d42
ffa3aa938cbefbcd
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 0, 0,
35
2, 0, 0,
35
Saudi Arabia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 October 2008 at 6:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Answers Corporation Executable f39fb02af96bcff6
3f9b2639abe7146d
cfb94097
b16b9ebd227f3536
2a387833de99d2aa
No 8.0 (build
453)
8.0 (build
453)
Internal Submission
2 Accent Software International Ltd. Executable 4cb29aca7af13b0d
fb37fd9116235c0b
57c4dcf3
f4d096f804c5e173
dfe6a9217ecc347f
No 1, 0, 0,
76
1, 0, 0,
76
United States
3 Answers Corporation Executable 16f0e3b8e182d25f
29125b1eed279c5b
a3eddf84
4bc1cb3b6d132be3
8a473225f4007fe6
No 8.4 (build
651)
8.4 (build
651)
Internal Submission
4 GuruNet Inc. Executable 8a25888b2166dc15
a6e5ed5e70f1f9dc
da66f9c9
3ee80bb3a12c9311
b27e3db5040ddf7a
No 2, 0, 1,
44
2, 0, 1,
44
Sweden
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