How to Remove “savedump.exe”

What is savedump.exe?

savedump.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Windows NT Save Dump Utility and it belongs to Windows Operating System. You can locate the file in C:\Windows\System32.
The virus is created by malware authors and is named after savedump.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the savedump.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove savedump.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove savedump.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove savedump.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 1:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2217a0b3b8ea2617
a935ea24b5b4740b
6f2b715c
1fe432e2478542fe
8a2c1c68115c8aa0
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Bulgaria N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ff0bd9a5967d41d0
80b7e014f8c46891
2e5f4c7f
41ec952efa3508a3
d008f683e09a45e7
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States N/A
3 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 34f08b5ddf507ec0
1e7a6f85f8ac40d5
5c80db7a
e603dcba08473d33
3ca1fe4d115c2272
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
5.227.233.194/32 N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable c842924786d22366
fa5e0e05d9f83f90
0d65967e
61486ec4580236c0
270285d48583732c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 June 2012 at 1:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 485b9285abc4e79a
e9fdd2618c58991d
3617692b
eb86f65bb31b6568
ba995cc86a88cac6
No 4.00 4.00 198.20.167.84/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c66a4d46b7bc1c1e
55013fe734735590
2d2e35d5
9bba0259e59c9b4f
f2327cbedcb37364
No 3.50 3.50 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8981f0ba34075035
54d821c025a7a76c
2e83bd1f
67893e5a06f60097
e89b40a68c4e3d63
No 5.1.2600.1
106
(xpsp1.020
828-1920)
5.1.2600.1
106
Canada
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 284e6de88b8a09b7
eae834d99816b98d
fd222e54
6af33831d28e9383
e2c863270b9a9184
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
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