How to Remove “svtf.exe”

What is svtf.exe?

svtf.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Save to file Helper App. It belongs to HP Digital Imaging – Hp all in One Series and was developed by Hewlett- Packard Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as svtf.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with svtf.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • svtf.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 svtf.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with svtf.exe malware.

How to remove svtf.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing svtf.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 April 2009 at 2:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 8c2c4c15f6fcafd5
065776613b40cdce
00df40d2
80516dc04190bccb
d0fc02425831a8ff
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 13.0.0.131 13.0.0.131 Philippines N/A
2 N/A Executable 9e5064ec96de1aa2
d0522fab9cd27eea
f45e4346
9f8bae7530c1cc9b
c1fd6ed85b548cce
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Singapore N/A
3 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable e75735e82eb89c48
67c2ee735356acd4
96e9bce2
defac4eff0a4a64a
fbfa97b5d2d2d5e3
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 4.2.0.119 002.000.00
0.119
United States N/A
4 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable f28abee219603370
aef367c3796ee771
5b84444e
44b3955a06383326
6fd9f7f3c1f5b8cd
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 13.0.0.131 13.0.0.131 Philippines N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 January 2009 at 3:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 9e3b038c9d0a8fa2
fe03f85baf903852
1dbf3a12
8e994b2056910736
4e9c29e691be3d00
No 13.0.0.131 13.0.0.131 Taiwan
2 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Executable d5a6f38c18e0710c
db6fa2a7dc7845a3
da59f986
62bbde8a3a3b88c6
a2b2285b88f29bd0
No 60.0.155.0
00
060.000.15
5.000
France
3 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 9e3b038c9d0a8fa2
fe03f85baf903852
1dbf3a12
8e994b2056910736
4e9c29e691be3d00
No 13.0.0.131 13.0.0.131 Switzerland
4 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 0757e0d393545af5
a93c8748714e67f8
65c44d82
0a01c2f2385f8a23
9fa3009b595f95dd
No 120.000.00
0.173
120.000.00
0.173
Italy
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  • 32 items per page
 
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