How to Remove “snapshot.exe”

What is snapshot.exe ?

snapshot.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Tom Ehlert. This process is known as Drive Snapshot – Disk Imaging for WindowsNT and it belongs to Drive Snapshot for WindowsNT. You can locate the file in C:\Windows\System32.
The virus is created by malware authors and is named after snapshot.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with snapshot.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with snapshot.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the snapshot.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove snapshot.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove snapshot.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove snapshot.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 January 2009 at 10:00 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ddd55a43875ebcfd
a3bd427b58a1810c
721a985c
77a34af9ffc23197
a573e9fa9b94b0d5
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 SMART Technologies Inc. Executable 51264eccf72711ba
f4aba05391384fbc
81c63757
8e359170542cf40b
9faf5318d3602e37
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.7.43.0 9.7.43.0 Latvia N/A
3 SMART Technologies Inc. Executable 33e1387b17433d04
e511e4604432bb21
cb4a6ff0
942ced26f5a05ade
9395976b2549d63b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.7.43.0 9.7.43.0 Latvia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 November 2008 at 6:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 6ec58ea90cfb91ce
65173239f94a34a7
d9b17a12
71c9a0d7e2531945
99d2d61e4f6c0bcf
No N/A N/A United States
2 Tom Ehlert Software Executable 995d16c2365bcd58
d5a394a42fab940c
7c4b77c0
1a15df4376fba335
b5fa72c698d51cc2
Yes 1.38."1138
5"
1.38."1138
5"
United States
3 N/A Non-executable 6df17340ea7bb49f
12325e278555bcaf
26fa3b5b
5cf4e105502bb4fe
f3bd814bcb4f0915
No N/A N/A United States
4 Tencent Executable df34213317da9f03
27b026782e8df7c1
dcfbf4e2
e9e9de98f4f2a433
984c7745c643b255
Yes 4.0.1023.4
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4.0.1023.4
00
198.20.167.84/32
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