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 4:22 am
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 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0b834f1dfd00fbcd
5764fe0a3918e1c1
e1c07201
8f00dcb9283b7fb6
ca3adf1316214e09
ApplicUnwnt No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States N/A
3 Microsoft Executable 15d1c8a550c5ca09
94e3fc1c411f4e7b
dae9b41d
8b6558b8216735dc
1a34375cff3350fd
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.432 2.432 China N/A
4 N/A Executable 88c200d8efa79f8b
02538dfeddbf9e90
9d4a80b6
0ed6ae715b5264b6
e0b199b8a544ec72
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 February 2009 at 12:53 am
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 1334a1befa5ac012
89cfbb6e047a6467
0e199fea
e5e511784ccd98ef
72fa07e64671d3ad
Yes 1.4.0.653 1.4.0.653 United States
3 SHADOWDEFENDER.COM Executable ed52380cc34e300e
caf4088691fd8981
2677a835
8ce0d6f795d2ff5a
276b9ccb0b54a41a
Yes 1.4.0.558 1.4.0.558 United States
4 ADeko Grup Bili┼čim Executable 3945f27c430922a7
1c86ef99212ff824
6cde639c
86a3a5b58374acd0
5f9b24593cebccc4
No 1.0.0.0
Beta
1.0.0.0 198.20.167.84/32
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