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: 27 August 2008 at 11:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 MASTERMAQ Executable 69c185b3fb7c4133
8aa8d45766ee488e
fc2fa6a4
31a45c1dd94eca34
834b7310996dd4c0
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 United States N/A
2 SWGSOFT.COM Executable a17bd30e29945a6a
e42b4cd74d7f779d
3badbf51
f329219aa62a575c
0b0036a359087866
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.0 2.0 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 55336c4d9755f4c2
54fef2c58d480802
68405630
6053a9b58a199b53
af43de2f627fb45a
Backdoor.Win
32.RA-based.
AO
No N/A N/A China N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 51c6671f5f06f038
6612d399155663ab
f4b9f1b0
6829454b2148d7af
ed3862b6238d0131
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
198.20.167.84/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 September 2008 at 11:16 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a5b16a7d28d2ba79
a9ccfc16ed480ad7
5a757166
24acb7e5be595468
e3b9aa488b9b4fcb
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States
2 N/A Executable 866ec0697687a3ba
9323c4cdb53daa5e
55ac687a
92cc8268e782ec7f
35eb127b99e8e095
No N/A N/A United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b063dff01d0c3d34
d16c1f8d51d80468
dd1c9d4e
5edc33c1cfc364bc
2e3ea66a75647914
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9b72cfb1c386228e
082a70e5fc7ce9c9
2d3c630c
a83e05d0839f1a8a
588392d4d25e075f
No 5.1.2600.5
755
(xpsp_sp3_
gdr.090206
-1234)
5.1.2600.5
755
10.108.55.52/32
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