How to Remove “streamserver.exe”

What is streamserver.exe?

Originally developed by Iolo Technologies, streamserver.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Stream Server for Search and Recover and it belongs to Search and Recover. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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

You can either choose to remove streamserver.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.

  1. 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: 20 October 2011 at 7:47 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ab65e19b4c23ed9b
fb268a033aa5dbd1
8f7e61ba
c1bd07f52fa378e4
e623a0a69842045d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Vietnam N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 December 2008 at 6:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 7ca881e27b00465c
145a49007e19eecc
98a670ae
0a84fb50025cf914
fed1eef46fb87f1b
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 7a287f5ba458cce6
4d64d4fc0510370e
3452df47
39eb2ccc65d6fa43
239a51c6b58f0c01
Yes N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32
3 N/A Executable 7a287f5ba458cce6
4d64d4fc0510370e
3452df47
39eb2ccc65d6fa43
239a51c6b58f0c01
Yes N/A N/A Vietnam
4 N/A Executable f69102feca6350f3
d9645c8f0244e5e4
0ac2db7f
d2f3b59a9bcbae0c
36d8587a52a32ac1
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32
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