How to Remove “spyxx.exe”

What is spyxx.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, spyxx.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Microsoft Spy++ and it belongs to Microsoft Visual Studio. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

spyxx.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after spyxx.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • spyxx.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 spyxx.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove spyxx.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: 31 May 2009 at 5:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable cbff744912b3e7e6
cab1db4fb575b5b1
9794f29a
7414b51915b73e54
a6243b9d32cdd3bc
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.00.8168.
0
6.00.8168.
0
India N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 00a345ea0bff3d98
ccb6b171990f4df1
cd750d27
7054918d39e258ba
55971d25ebf54b2f
Unclassified
Malware
No 7.10.3077 7.10.3077 10.224.1.22/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3f732f4c1e2bf82c
8918ac8732ec4303
42ac4ce9
8e82643a7a0b8de2
fecddc35c506a90d
Virus.Win32.
Neshta.a1
No 4.00 4.00 Russian Federation N/A
4 Rudeboy productions Executable 0c8bf5c8fc0c0b9f
269f396e1857842d
41647797
5b5d87ec400c8cf0
d6b42662c129b86a
Backdoor.Win
32.SdBot.kov
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
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31

Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2008 at 2:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3283401d4f2fcf58
014c713f186be7c4
6b3357ef
b6bcb69fa4eb99e2
aaa2b09719f24d2f
Yes 9.0.30729.
1 built
by: SP
9.0.30729.
1
10.100.19.9/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a5f2030a6c204cca
b4cf467da0a2435e
093f1a94
daa3cbc79a2d628f
02eb292439091f2e
Yes 9.0.30729.
1 built
by: SP
9.0.30729.
1
Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 5e56f471769dfd0a
11cb8e169601f3a3
37ed4e58
e2dd81408a8e69ac
3da9edbe2dcaa0a2
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 China
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 11139c0558b7c78c
4f799332c4fcf00a
768cac30
N/A No 4.00 4.00 United States
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