How to Remove “spamihilator.exe”

What is spamihilator.exe?

Originally developed by Michel Krammer, spamihilator.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Spamihilator and it belongs to Michel Kramer. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
spamihilator.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after spamihilator.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by spamihilator.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • spamihilator.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove spamihilator.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove spamihilator.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 August 2008 at 2:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 25809dd924effc5a
cf8df4434d209d0d
9f74cb16
3d22061e5f8997e4
a9f82925eb95aacb
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 Michel Krämer Executable 3f2d88d4534f647a
73df54298c0c8e8e
fb207f1e
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 0,9,9,38 0,9,9,38 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 August 2008 at 7:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 43214c135a0fd119
459fd8dd86890e09
30412df4
6676556235b36052
4ebe3ffe16da1e10
No N/A N/A United States
2 Michel Krämer Executable 9ef8498bb4220860
8c44ecdd1164592f
f882cc73
487cc46c56bdf66f
c0d99e83a479f6db
No 0, 9, 8, 3 0, 9, 8, 3 United States
3 Michel Krämer Executable d20d7a820a2c6b94
4708ddae31a07627
1d6ecd05
015b63b5df086171
582b8180c89599e4
No 0,9,9,52 0,9,9,52 France
4 Michel Krämer Executable 716a3277595edd41
0b91b15ea9e5a497
8acc04ec
010b151d3a3ed4d4
447e6adda47c565a
No 0,9,9,53 0,9,9,53 Austria
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