How to Remove “services.exe”

What is services.exe?


services.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Services and Controller app and it is associated with Windows Operating System. It is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is used to manage the operations of starting and stopping the services. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.  The malware programmers or cyber criminals write the different types of malicious programs and name it as services.exe to infect the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

 
The type of malware programs varies and the mode of infection also varies. Any of the following can alert you if the system is infected.
  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the services.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If it invites the other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab  and right click on the services.exe and open the location, if the location is sub folder of  C:\Windows\System32  then the system is not affected by services.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by services.exe malware.
 

How to remove the services.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 services.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 February 2010 at 7:37 pm
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Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Unclassified
Malware
No 7.5.6.1 7.5.6.1 United States N/A
2 MASTERMAQ Executable 69c185b3fb7c4133
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fc2fa6a4
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Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 United States N/A
3 Microsoft Executable ca3416312eacf1fe
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Unclassified
Malware
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4 N/A Executable 8ab2c73c8158525a
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 September 2008 at 11:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ReactOS Development Team Executable b706f7765b5cf89a
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No 0.4.7 0.4.7 Romania
2 N/A Executable 866ec0697687a3ba
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55ac687a
92cc8268e782ec7f
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No N/A N/A United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1f2ffed045cbc439
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b4b610bbcb002ec4
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Yes 6.3.9600.1
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(winblue_r
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Romania
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d94521d374206792
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