How to Remove “salv.exe”

What is salv.exe?

salv.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Money File Repair Tool. It belongs to Microsoft Money, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as salv.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with salv.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with salv.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • salv.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible salv.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:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over.

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 September 2010 at 12:18 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft(R) Corporation Executable a3397290aa749a6d
4e25c91f614062aa
ffd00033
1a5a3436148f44ef
378ab86f3e6b5b47
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 14.00.0805
built by:
mnybuild
14.00.0805 New Zealand N/A
2 Microsoft(R) Corporation Executable a1717068711b6f15
461abcad4d2d50d7
02579dde
d4a61664bb37e890
1758223540f78e6b
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 15.00.0513 15.00.0513 United States N/A
3 Microsoft(R) Corporation Executable 3add7605dcf0b03d
0cf432f041a0ed75
6b47db31
61de868eb069b72c
0346dc8f09fc662e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.00.0724
built by:
mnybuild
14.00.0724 United States N/A
4 Microsoft(R) Corporation Executable 57f5a3283e7e2fe1
c0321a6ba516841b
1e8d2979
90a9d193ca8ad084
863b5753b8ec4a8b
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 16.00.0614 16.00.0614 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 November 2008 at 11:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft(R) Corporation Executable 095a56d9fd375805
6b4f06930e972b62
24627d23
8bd8faaa95e83d88
84807f3c6c784ea9
No 15.00.0513 15.00.0513 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corp. Executable 3cc7d0eca0208ac8
9de477fadae77813
cec77d70
7e8305c95fc6e303
941806600d486eda
No 12.00.0613 12.00.0613 France
3 Microsoft(R) Corporation Executable f91bcfd04bb427c0
9c840309b0a2f780
1b4c4cd2
296f06a2b9ae57c7
8b96014cb3e6d6a1
No 16.00.0614 16.00.0614 Australia
4 Microsoft(R) Corporation Executable c510b091fdc57a3f
c64ed579228df27a
fa68c791
0e9be256a4f036d5
a32df46bc99798de
Yes 17.00.1414 17.00.1414 United Kingdom
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