How to Remove “service.exe”

What is service.exe?


service.exe is a legitimate process file known as ErrorDnsTest belonging to Mirar ErrorDnsTest developed by Mirar software company. Incidentally, service.exe is also a file component for Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. If it comes as a component for a Windows file, then it is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. However, if it comes through third-party software installation then it gets stored in C:\Program files.
Malware programmers create files with malicious codes and name them after service.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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


Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with service.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • service.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
There is no concrete way to detect if your PC is infected with service.exe malware. So if you notice the aforementioned symptoms, the best thing to do is to run an antivirus scan to get rid of any possible malware attack.
 
How to remove the service.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
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.
 
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 the service.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 January 2009 at 1:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 018acf2edd0055ee
6f3285770846ef9b
02c3c0c0
2aa93f3fcf127886
f75f62ad9b76d571
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable c68d6821e27eea9d
edd1142b20430cda
596ea211
8ce1a06f524dc77e
45a55c81b785a27b
Application.
Win32.Neobar
.~Y
Yes N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable f19210f7b752cec8
6df14a15226a18c2
2633f916
835f5f3395b8b5ba
43ce292e92302678
Application.
Win32.HideOu
t.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 10703bc20ebebb87
257afa404585a141
d5ffc585
f0df82cad7f052da
5962f93d98a961ba
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 March 2011 at 3:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable b0db382a693c8e97
67b25216af235179
f8b5c736
3664aa00e145327d
068eff77131d9a75
Yes N/A N/A United States
2 SHADOWDEFENDER.COM Executable 5a2ef432ee928631
66ebbd507f861692
b6ab6c47
7f11d68b80c508a7
55497f3e652d3d3f
Yes 1.4.0.650 1.4.0.650 United States
3 SHADOWDEFENDER.COM Executable ed52380cc34e300e
caf4088691fd8981
2677a835
8ce0d6f795d2ff5a
276b9ccb0b54a41a
Yes 1.4.0.558 1.4.0.558 United States
4 SHADOWDEFENDER.COM Executable ec815e62d4285761
102418453434b9b9
a51d0e78
5632902f90bc7730
993597df6c3aee96
Yes 1.4.0.650 1.4.0.650 United States
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