How to Remove “snmptrap.exe”

What is snmptrap.exe?

snmptrap.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as SNMP Trap Service. It belongs to Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after snmptrap.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • snmptrap.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible snmptrap.exe malware attack

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Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the snmptrap.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 October 2011 at 9:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 80ad55561445400a
1e79ec8c7da40eae
1104b588
6e29beb0d177f132
b598302d3ae9dae9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Vietnam N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable edf563608dd6012d
456929c473537131
d5b5f550
32414b0944458048
f61669825c63b702
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8f54def857330a4a
bd399c0c9979f25b
8b992eb1
42a0e80dd2a38cf1
2228d5f23a9d0900
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0973c0c0fa64d1cc
d2107db58ffdabfc
fcc81321
295178092af25b79
fed1d6f9dc322e33
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States N/A
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31

Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 2:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c450204e473fb913
223da99af28ec7bc
5024e28c
6a984831644eca1a
33ffeae4126f4f37
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d5d89f98eb9b5c99
757bc1c9d4568cd3
6717698b
f8f47f38909823b1
af28d60b96340cff
No 6.0.6000.1
6386
(vista_rtm
.061101-22
05)
6.0.6000.1
6386
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0617c13dd16444be
463a22f358159934
36e9636e
f2927de8adc20282
835347c22ac31d8a
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.116/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e82089159a6ed6d1
1e308c88527ca636
c43209af
6313f223e817cc09
aa41811daa7f541d
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Internal Submission
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