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: 17 July 2018 at 4:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e061fbc70d7d0e81
c4f3acbb7b841199
4d57c44f
e192a2e5713d8e1a
737831450f9b252f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 1998.11.13 7.00.623 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable d865cc42b4b8ae2d
535b99fd58a90e3e
81e93712
f619ba28925ef400
a6a4e0a37fd6353a
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 105.186.120.245/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d3ef3b72b12b6fb6
644b99db51f684ce
10570174
ba3b2aae4a835f23
4da3384e664542c3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1998.11.13 7.00.623 Taiwan N/A
4 Tom Ehlert Software Executable 06646b07322c3103
3fe2fbbe59bd1d8b
6e3705b6
f576b5b82dfaeec7
8134726713fd8c5e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1.35 1.35 South Africa N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 June 2008 at 9:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8eca3053cb8d3b76
65dbac0f19fb5db2
a274dcc7
952eb8c21c1c4f19
dae89421f39b0fb2
Yes 13.0.1601.
5
((SQL16_RT
M).160429-
2226)
13.0.1601.
5
India
2 RAPOO Executable 7e36a83b4e8269ac
67c06b73ecd12c10
a3739ce7
1a0d3d051bf209cb
3a55378a3d7acc09
No 1.4.0.1 1.0.0.1 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 821e4da2baa60c66
72a545b730176f83
409b57a9
196789b55687f205
ac45385885b54314
Yes 12.0.2000.
8
((SQL14_RT
M).140220-
1752)
12.0.2000.
8
10.224.25.45/32
4 Tom Ehlert Software Executable bd642e9fcd684b71
65039f8151db879c
6fc3cdb9
ec3255659c117323
865b9a829e9fb81b
Yes 1.46.18151 1.46.18151 10.224.25.43/32
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