How to Remove “fsav.exe”

What is fsav.exe?


fsav.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as fsav. It belongs to  F-Secure Anti-Virus and was developed by F-Secure Anti-Virus. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as fsav.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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


Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with fsav.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • fsav.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system


To further establish the malware infection, 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 fsav.exe and open the file location


If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with fsav.exe malware.

How to remove fsav.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing fsav.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 October 2010 at 4:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 F-Secure Corporation Executable 2c0616baeff2b245
992572b1f452745a
db79b69d
449cc1315abcdb4c
61b4d8e8a8d6108a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.20.15330 9.20.15330 Poland N/A
2 F-Secure Corporation Executable 16254eb9fb745aec
c04132d39b234d73
dd8259bf
0f157d6579e27a4a
3b0bc1589a8cc747
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b0
No 9.20.15330 9.20.15330 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 December 2008 at 10:08 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 F-Secure Corporation Executable 57a7b83ac3e91538
5cdea52d3b9f9c62
b9d8785d
d9693262eed8b098
27bede3aeb11031b
Yes 9.20.16410 9.20.16410 Internal Submission
2 F-Secure Corporation Executable 1d7b0ae800acbfb2
2595ec732cbbb6e7
36dd6acf
32d8ad421fd7417b
76bb613a406ba1d6
No 8.20.14160 8.20.14160 United States
3 F-Secure Corporation Executable 03e3d00b9f4aed22
b72c67b144038c25
ef9190b9
ed76f8e973caa103
d2c5f76f357bc004
Yes 8.20.14160 8.20.14160 United States
4 F-Secure Corporation Executable c73cc4462c57a0b0
8f87c610d3a72e10
790498dc
3199b8f0c5e39766
4c967b8cef94dccc
Yes 12.0.187.3
02
12.0.187.3
02
(82ada2a)
10.100.130.251/32
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