How to Remove “sfmsvc.exe”

What is sfmsvc.exe?

sfmsvc.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Windows NT Macintosh File Server Service. It belongs to Windows Operating system, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as sfmsvc.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with sfmsvc.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with sfmsvc.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • sfmsvc.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible sfmsvc.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over.

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove sfmsvc.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 November 2010 at 9:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8c88d9b12f7f8e74
4759c304e66d96e0
6ab1fc94
693c4d7c9807699c
0693da1fe85ad5ed
Virus.Win32.
Sality.q
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable cafa6b13ccf9948b
b8502b72965d0302
dc8bc4ec
8f16e69bceac4547
d858e044e3ee1456
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b3
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
37.124.143.163/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e0cd1c274ff19107
f93f1f02b34a8b55
0a165b88
479ba6f7c3183660
dda32a163f1f2045
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2c331392dae2f3de
f6ef8a6dd30be750
84215e95
20025ec5d6c57cba
4fe703a4300ed5c3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.q
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Italy N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 6:51 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0f7e44f0a8c63cd9
71702dfd46256be9
4c88df74
d2f5649611a8bc8f
1a4eb84e40715800
No 4.00 4.00 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4bb64a11d7390657
ea567c3f3126679b
ee1284bb
N/A No 5.00.2195.
6684
5.00.2195.
6684
Mexico
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0bc36ec363577077
8a71c6ba0cab719b
4ec8783a
a005a83ce7c17160
2cfa328906680b32
No 5.00.2195.
4926
5.00.2195.
4926
Czech Republic
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2720c38f1c69e8b7
b2f56a550936e2d7
f46c347c
c93fa0ebc07992ef
b9dad51cda98e588
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Internal Submission
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