How to Remove “slserv.exe”

What is slserv.exe?

slserv.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Smart Link Communications. This process is known as User-Level Modem Service and it belongs to Smart Link Modem. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of slserv.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by slserv.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 slserv.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from slserv.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the slserv.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with slserv.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 October 2011 at 5:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Smart Link Executable 279bfdb819f9046d
490472bab160a730
00873e4f
9629588bcff3be9f
32bcedfd4795a423
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 3.80.01MC1
5
3.80.01MC1
5
United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 8ef5db68728faa7e
8c99d3608e4a506f
dbdc29a0
e7fa38ae71484040
5a3624c21696b779
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.80.00(24
Apr2000)
2.80.00 Brazil N/A
3 Smart Link Executable 5cf2ab1a709faac0
b8796827082f2683
fe77cafe
59090c03a885f799
eccf3a864eef4690
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 3.80.01MC1
5
3.80.01MC1
5
United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 5f8ad6ecbd88dbb1
08f75d768466c40f
405fa402
a95d1296f066bf70
913d8835f6800a1e
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 10:43 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Smart Link Executable fb1d4af8ec7811e9
f654f91b526538c1
e31663aa
N/A No 3.80.01MC1
5
3.80.01MC1
5
10.224.1.115/32
2 N/A Executable f48c4eac557a7a89
c625eac1f649eba9
323f9242
9658dc53ad3f1a14
e3349040c4d2841f
No 2.80.00(24
Apr2000)
2.80.00 10.224.1.61/32
3 Smart Link Executable 9fa2d683486e32cd
1a98ca0348713d02
5ad28b2a
1992a1fac20e5103
e2195330f68ab62a
No 3.80.01MC1
5
3.80.01MC1
5
Germany
4 Smart Link Executable a671bea25bf9db7b
d2b7d8f10bf1c9e6
2bdcfa04
91437e27e0b5ef6b
59821135a2c00aab
No 3.80.01MC1
5
3.80.01MC1
5
Internal Submission
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