How to Remove “smlogsvc.exe”

What is smlogsvc.exe?

smlogsvc.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Performance Logs and Alerts Service and it belongs to Windows Operating System. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of smlogsvc.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by smlogsvc.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 startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • 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 smlogsvc.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\matlab701\bin\win32\ folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2010 at 2:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3324c16f9378e44c
5d0b6af1c935ecc4
c1fd4642
7407dbcb43082499
127561eddb3afa80
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
India N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable bae25d80a5c8e22c
97f1c9c30eb23a8e
ee76f11f
6d0dce2b2ae1d00b
8f8a1c0fa01db4dc
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.naf
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 81249ee8cbc27cd5
9280a5cd037cc24c
f2639c85
f6b467e10791238b
6695a7f51e568d16
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Indonesia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 45869cb801943e5b
e4a1b5e2dc5219da
e3e4de32
15ec6d3bf1d730ed
a39af042f8943150
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 5:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1d1e3dce49b20287
01e984e0a452bc47
85876e69
ddce9977b2ab2551
e2a01052b1c16c08
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable b9221dca15172ff3
1984fa03f46d9055
e3ac8430
046964a82253fe8f
5097e127c563d505
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7cefe17ac5ecd712
7d31e6a50980c1b9
8d62dd9e
28b98311dd1139b8
a63f5ff867c4b83f
No 5.1.2600.1
106
(xpsp1.020
828-1920)
5.1.2600.1
106
Canada
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e049085a6495e10b
1ec8c3c555f4c5ce
4446f313
097741faf3f510f9
d23facff2da8491d
No 5.1.2600.1
106
(xpsp1.020
828-1920)
5.1.2600.1
106
10.224.1.117/32
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