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 a084da7cb8864772
d5a9a58abdb0055b
1180b0e6
c949027054dbc15c
57b2e12e4c01e4da
Virus.Win32.
Kate.B
No 53.0.13.00
0
053.000.01
3.000
Kazakhstan N/A
2 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
3 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 97fd041573ff21e9
55b10a6f5187c189
55a7c9d4
0cccc22dd0154a84
23806aee0a984c5d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.R
No 53.0.13.00
0
053.000.01
3.000
Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable 9e5064ec96de1aa2
d0522fab9cd27eea
f45e4346
9f8bae7530c1cc9b
c1fd6ed85b548cce
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Singapore 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 N/A Executable 42d4fddd77c0c3e1
fcc5cdb665acf8a9
6083c436
b97a278122808103
41ef5e817454a65d
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Slovakia
3 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable c70014d7dac86aa4
c1e1714907d54079
72368805
43f0787f257149ed
bf87d02a265a3c2b
No 45.4.157.0
00
045.004.15
7.000
United States
4 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 62c8eadf04da8853
e0d372e766e57b19
47ac10da
ca19c0e641c0d3fc
37198e377f8ef264
No 110.000.00
0.163
110.000.00
0.163
United States
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