How to Remove “sfmprint.exe”

What is sfmprint.exe?

sfmprint.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as MacPrint Service. It belongs to Windows Operating system and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.
Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name them as sfmprint.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with sfmprint.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • sfmprint.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the sfmprint.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with sfmprint.exe malware.

How to remove sfmprint.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing sfmprint.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

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: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 sfmprint.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 November 2010 at 9:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable da17787868e1e4f1
f91c7e1a5b195334
98d00fb0
2c82a96b07473f76
ea124fcf1f762dd8
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 640e07508d689fa9
5ac79b1b59910902
b58168cf
cf06b85cb9f35c1f
6bdd801d2397c459
Virus.Win32.
Sality.q
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a04d9ab2f2759392
2132a92d74a5af1a
21aa0b54
d20be0840e523099
f5516c77d281282f
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Taiwan N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable fc1a5344fa58cb32
341a646e0d29b277
7bbcf0a0
fe4ace54b94a303a
78cd7bfae3574610
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 12:47 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9d5c5495acaee808
846085844b87238b
06cf5757
b5acb6b543b50a75
69bd0b47fdcb5505
No 4.00 4.00 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable bceb44734964e4b1
109c51dc0f8a68d0
522ad319
24f6bacccac3aeac
7bdaf7c9ff233d68
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Japan
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 249fae1fb590eef2
52fd7e05f217caa6
9c1e37db
7d1529eb8ea98dc0
65c801fc54879b2e
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Brazil
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 995ae60dc04f6503
4f95b5eedfb4d26c
8347cb79
eb099b6a79c0d072
f2290cfd32e404f0
No 4.00 4.00 Internal Submission
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