How to Remove “efs.exe”

What is efs.exe?


efs.exe is a legitimate file process developed by SooftMoon Software Inc. It is associated with program Easy File Search. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after efs.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with efs.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly


If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the efs.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove efs.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using efs.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove efs.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 September 2010 at 12:01 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ComponentOne LLC Executable 0aec38f3bf9d2046
d6fb6b5f712b2543
f493d756
44f6690c556f1598
1e99589b4b497735
TrojWare.Win
32.Kryptik.V
L
No 5.0.572.11
52
5.0.572.11
52
United States N/A
2 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 10af903cc7d9372e
357a6f83a495eead
7b244945
b7cd76a20a3b288c
a6fd8143feccae15
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 8.01.0008 8.01.0008 Turkey N/A
4 Setup Executable 82c9801ec0d13250
0bc823defe9aaa1b
8679d198
2f21b030acc94619
252a33d36dc2694c
Application.
Win32.MultiP
lug.FOS
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 September 2009 at 8:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 180bb74e4f20f5bb
3ab8cf47aadd2d02
7191cb29
a865d9acc6045357
532974ab71ad3aa5
No 9,0,45,0 9,0,45,0 United States
2 N/A Executable 5b3d22dd5fe1f98e
5783b3d1ee6ce591
4302e536
89e397fead89a63f
2e86707d4a840a58
No 1.4.0.0 1.3.0.0 Taiwan
3 N/A Executable 54a738aa2abee069
98560f378e2dce17
9f85b13e
15437acbd35b5c50
c61d0fa25a4a6955
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 AutoIt Team Executable cae4e8c730de5a01
d30aabeb3e5cb213
6090ed8d
71d8f6d5dc355172
75bc38ebcc815f9f
Yes 3, 3, 8, 1 3, 3, 8, 1 United States
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