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: 26 February 2011 at 10:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable c650eba50ee5ece1
a9063a7b0fd7a67b
526a3266
8a6be4f6f9849a3d
e33e54b5d8aefe2d
TrojWare.Win
32.Banbra.rh
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a096a47f03cf8f54
785083d4aeb38b65
96266320
787f19f245877abd
cb9dee3d68ac779f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 8b67d19b33972519
d50b630757f8f765
ec06fe36
60374c529fb13a22
1b1ed4e7a50565d8
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable be9d8b0b467ad8ce
8d5ac45d68447a82
0ae2aba3
90b561b03955d012
c66cd7866ecbd141
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Canada N/A
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41

Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 4:53 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 3b37b281eed08998
c37563c90c3fb6f7
84d34b6c
dbefd454f8318a0e
f691fdd2eaab44eb
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Russian Federation
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 54f338c4511ca82b
d99963789a48b595
4f6d8dd6
967ea5b213e9984c
be270205df37755b
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
United States
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