How to Remove “fxssvc.exe”

What is fxssvc.exe?

fxssvc.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Fax Service. It is associated with Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in c:\windows\system32 by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after fxssvc.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • fxssvc.exe  takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible fxssvc.exe  malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside c:\windows\system32, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 fxssvc.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 October 2011 at 5:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 43a5c927835732d4
4d1f2aa3a3c8915e
43186d54
acc0a067cfa16f15
24af42702187385d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
105.112.29.71/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6f86dc91998c7310
bfca3f7a4e567501
f9bd86d2
42e1b954eb129a61
dbf6968a65b065e2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b35309c640072785
5871dcc657855ff4
106a08cb
8ba4b72a32011f94
1092cfd3226ce1a6
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 73afc5be28e95be9
1ae64de18a7387cc
9b284d0b
9989ff3e5ff66ab9
9480036f9ccada09
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
154.118.40.155/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 2:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b18756ba76c9e3e2
829c62dc329cb6cd
904c61a5
42479bb6a38fa268
63526291e9b03251
No 10.0.16232
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16232
.1000
Germany
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9722911c8d999833
cfa64360d5683991
90f0ed4e
fcbd571fa0ee8dc2
38944ae5fab74461
No 5.2.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.2.2600.2
180
10.108.51.140/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1cf25dd0a9d7b965
729aa46b3acf315f
5f8010d8
f3f9cb5699280cbf
9062bf7186fa8349
No 10.0.15063
.994
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.15063
.994
Finland
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ed98df57b82eb5d6
1c56b425990062f0
9742a04e
a1ea75f9c7caef50
712aac006bc869dc
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
10.108.51.140/32
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