How to Remove “hidserv.exe”

What is hidserv.exe?


hidserv.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Design. This process is known as 20axg5qb13 and it belongs to Ninite software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of hidserv.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by hidserv.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 start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • 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 hidserv.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 hidserv.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 hidserv.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.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

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Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with hidserv.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 August 2010 at 11:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 25b9a632c6f87ce0
9de5efcf95905c89
c9c39fb5
3cd619921050c2db
75d79913d62efd4d
Unclassified
Malware
No 9.3.3.177 9.3.3.177 Czech Republic N/A
2 AceSoft Corp all rights reserved Executable 194c199e3c9e58fa
8f6d7b750f0b7f53
b638c1a9
49e9f0c43d28bf6e
59510dc575a270a2
TrojWare.Win
32.Buzus.fne
d
No 2.00 2.00 Sri Lanka N/A
3 uIjOcB Executable f2d24c502c2b38f1
742ea517e51a733f
76782ff5
50be7189f67c9a74
b2b3278f969e7d71
Unclassified
Malware
No 10.24.0057 10.24.0057 Internal Submission N/A
4 12yGc20lm22 Executable 4403925724661095
5cfd7b47ad69231c
f61506cd
25c186f8dee46bd7
7f8ac0765e6b6ff1
Unclassified
Malware
No 20MDe14DF1 23hxj18ys1 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 7:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 58db416c3d683f4f
d5f0d114aded5698
fa5d2ecb
N/A No 5.00.2134.
1
5.00.2134.
1
Norway
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable dd2e00601d2edc0e
f3c0573a3a642b58
5d2ffc99
58cd2730e2bac2e5
8d32d65b2b042020
No 5.00.2195.
6655
5.00.2195.
6655
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d90dc9724cdcac66
14bb0b2a0637fe07
0b18dc3c
248eee140d0a98da
f924de5830fb671b
No 4.10.2222 4.10.2222 Japan
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 44e277f137d732db
680225f0ade97cbd
0167f3b9
N/A No 4.90.3000.
1
4.90.3000.
1
United Kingdom
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