How to Remove “serversvc.exe”

What is serversvc.exe?

Originally developed by Autodesk inc., serversvc.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Backburner Server Service and it belongs to Backburner. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.
serversvc.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after serversvc.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by serversvc.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • serversvc.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove serversvc.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove serversvc.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 December 2009 at 7:16 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable c3e00c83edea6271
e6407843538b832c
22b0d82d
a3df0eddad92e811
7fd43e2cfa175ccf
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 2008.1.0.2
70
2008.1.0.2
70
China N/A
2 N/A Executable f2ec4717bb219fb4
12aeb82e569fc78c
cf655b45
d4c3c1eaf944e734
b7921ca771db7e4e
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.115/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 0a785510eab50cfb
d7611aea28a55908
4d83d5ee
750e23e5a1c8e7b0
23b77285c1d380e8
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 4ec0f29eab8460d1
e2d2697ee21f8af5
deb79fda
82983f6809cfa075
d0e0bcd45f8af462
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2007.0.1.2
18
2007.0.1.2
18
Vietnam N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 5:42 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Autodesk, Inc. Executable e271e017e00b1339
baa25b59b1de13f7
6a1890d3
N/A No 2007.0.2.2
24
2007.0.2.2
24
Denmark
2 Autodesk, Inc. Executable 8ade1c74b1e7a15f
71abea3bc2a8deb9
57197584
00fcd20785417c91
bab8ff85d680600c
No 2007.1.0.2
31
2007.1.0.2
31
Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 542a9b25f275797a
31c25f74af9b715b
09f2a54e
1650a63ef2c647f8
0768289ecc31d873
No N/A N/A United States
4 Autodesk, Inc. Executable c23650e567229001
a329183b65a70121
65e464fe
2c1f702abe4550ba
8e3e1dc59168f104
No 2007.1.1.2
35
2007.1.1.2
35
Russian Federation
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