How to Remove “shtml.exe”

What is shtml.exe?

shtml.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Microsoft FrontPage Server Extensions. It belongs to Microsoft FrontPage and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as shtml.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with shtml.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 shtml.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • shtml.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 shtml.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 shtml.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing shtml.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 shtml.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 2:37 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 140d7a958635943b
df37b0a8b666cf2b
045a39a2
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 4.0.2.6513 4.0.2.6513 India N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7617c89a3cafd6ae
13b7005715c17fc7
1e75450c
58890d2851050683
7d3251220fe42f70
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 4.0.2.7523 4.0.2.7523 United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 65fdf0ce32bdfb35
31d53893ce411e37
d79b7399
5609be1eb50ebbdc
73edfb7b41a99c19
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 4.0.2.7523 4.0.2.7523 Spain N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable af96c3927ef79f41
70e96a338197de23
5773da65
572138883b41c8cb
9e2243ed9acbba32
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 4.0.2.7523 4.0.2.7523 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 June 2008 at 2:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3d28b8ff56ce8a15
770e870c3b9c1f55
76de5eb1
d23b1f765d48591e
0379582375b467d0
No 4.0.2.7523 4.0.2.7523 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5b80b366a34efb40
14904fbe4b457e7c
1318d808
N/A No 4.0.2.6513 4.0.2.6513 Australia
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9f2eccaf20d8b8dc
0dff88db4e1a4116
df6577c6
f728e2c3f352843e
304d873362eeb599
No 4.0.2.4317 4.0.2.4317 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2d7179828f689a6b
b1120b9b24ab6c2e
41e67e49
82ee156e1e0fa4cd
efdb297f61155e08
No 4.0.2.7523 4.0.2.7523 Internal Submission
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