How to Remove “stp.exe”

What is stp.exe?

stp.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by STP Development. This process is known as Application SysTrayPlay and it belongs to Application SysTrayPlay. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of stp.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by stp.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the stp.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from stp.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the stp.exe malware from your system.

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove stp.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 November 2011 at 8:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable b4ec242f9cc11b19
09dac3de4d584fad
16d34de1
3297cbc7c91f2041
e6a34fce4ef9b0f0
Unclassified
Malware
No 140.0.420.
000
140.000.00
0.000
United States N/A
2 N/A Executable b0e7647131c74be4
2cb493e8b6645585
a2b61bbe
e2b6d2a6cbd14a24
8eb6fee6c6b0c45d
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Pincher
.~d002
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 Hewlett-Packard Company Executable fe85bf0cf5542409
f2452676174924a1
39f3dff6
96db6fb3e5639ee7
378b8f99903143a3
Unclassified
Malware
No 140.0.451.
72
140.000.00
0.000
United States N/A
4 N/A Executable e7b28342068dec4d
761f1df141240323
86130e25
d951bf11dced9ba1
c73507c58383438d
TrojWare.MSI
L.Agent.GA
Yes 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 July 2011 at 8:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable ba4883e20f543f05
fb2fe937e3afb594
513fbfff
f97b727ecb7780f5
ecef2f273a1eb62a
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable d07a6035cff9d0a9
1834e3ba96a314ce
c167d446
b6130b389e33f783
0a568578a3192b58
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 0ac418c9d31f757b
eb5e6aa96fb06452
ec60d051
25995e2a5498c883
1ae9e253679e63f4
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 Matsushita Electric Works. Ltd Executable 1a3a03be56abefed
ba3f7137fe1af497
fe60ffb2
951c65c953dc1a4f
893a40c1a770f4ae
No 1, 0, 3, 0 1, 0, 3, 0 Internal Submission
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