How to Remove “capserve.exe”

What is capserve.exe?

capserve.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Adobe Systems, Inc. This process is known as Adobe Acrobat Capture Server and it belongs to Adobe Acrobat Capture Server. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of capserve.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by capserve.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 capserve.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 capserve.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 capserve.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.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 December 2008 at 3:24 pm
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Digitally
Signed
File
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Product
Version
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Malware Behavior
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No 3.5.1.466 1.0.0.0 Saudi Arabia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 June 2008 at 3:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Non-executable af345185adb9c722
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No 3.5.1.466 1.0.0.0 Germany
2 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable ae8e405e702efe67
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4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 973199be9b955293
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No 3.5.0.480 1.0.0.0 Japan
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