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: 24 December 2011 at 9:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d009fabdfdfcc60b
eedaff9401337337
633dd4c6
fc9f2404a946b019
f627849458627e28
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
China 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 0807642c240e78f4
cdf446b9351be633
e8452e72
7badecd26461a7aa
58f4bfabcfe650f5
No 4.00 4.00 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f4b7a41be5531785
76fb9142984431eb
2b51d24d
aa895fc607a115d5
954eeb8bb95c5523
No 4.00 4.00 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 33e71896c580e619
d6862c77d6f6aa42
3e3ee20b
c026812f29ae8f26
10a9202b4a93ce2f
No 5.00.2195.
6684
5.00.2195.
6684
Trinidad and Tobago
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