How to Remove “faxsvc.exe”

What is faxsvc.exe ?


faxsvc.exe  is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft. This process is known as Faxdienst and it belongs to the software Microsoft Fax service. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of faxsvc.exe  to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by faxsvc.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 faxsvc.exe  file and open its location.


If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, 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 faxsvc.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 faxsvc.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.

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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 faxsvc.exe  malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 April 2009 at 4:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable de807922f86796d7
591d5bfaa96fe63f
c03ab937
165cd929c7c53543
d44b24c99a426411
TrojWare.Win
32.Delf.~d4
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 2f61600b490a345b
a5b9bbab30d3bcf8
ba649f86
497a2a3b5a361cdd
b51abd7afec9a467
TrojWare.Win
32.Kryptik.K
AZ
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable ddd38be8942f6946
6770306bb6944b39
b082473d
62984d19784cac2e
c764160dec48eb16
TrojWare.Win
32.Delf.~d4
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 210b2d84d420720e
71d6331d240945c1
73b59aac
ec1f319a80339b32
77bcbc41806374ae
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2008 at 8:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a533551e6a8d967a
d36a3ccda7b2dcc3
c93619df
f103911362a143f2
17dc10f30fdb0b81
No 4.00 4.00 198.20.167.84/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a8c48b7303633230
d3458e65213bf0fc
3b07c5d5
f40f57b29e6a6c94
f083fd02fa478b5f
No 5.00.2195.
6612
5.00.2195.
6612
Austria
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b57551cfc934778d
4c7f6aa2f7a2b630
e103aa18
N/A No 5.00.2163.
1
5.00.2163.
1
Italy
4 N/A Non-executable 3c6bb03652e36382
2c5f9aa2a75409ae
2214c31c
a3fbe4ad6fba69e5
f4139dba500b7108
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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