How to Remove “syssnap.exe”

What is syssnap.exe?

Originally developed by eAcceleration Corporation, syssnap.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as System Snapshot Utility and it belongs to Syssnap. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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

You can either choose to remove syssnap.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: 05 November 2011 at 8:44 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 2417ff835f46f837
b78c7d82b6f5bd83
01a18279
e7b624e7b32caba7
05bd775b0be5e400
Heur.Suspici
ous
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 June 2008 at 6:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 3f0afa094167c1b9
6fae64044572fbc1
26c9b4d9
6d10ace8b5a8d859
123eb9453101c9f6
No 6.12.2.1 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 Acceleration Software International Corporation Executable 7c524bf5f93b6f32
3230adcdea69f34d
14ae30dd
cce9ed2066c1903c
8f185df7da66bdcd
Yes 1, 0, 0,
51
1, 0, 0,
51
Internal Submission
3 Aldec, Inc. Executable 06d78d78c698aba6
5844e6c8967eea9a
9e28958a
c537c34385de3b6a
2bc6a0477c9ca831
No 1, 4, 0, 0 7, 2,
1643, 0
Internal Submission
4 Hkeylocal Executables Executable b1c0a86dded9f51d
42070948cae5ffe0
3c41094e
da6707c58913cfc5
9051a8725a291fdd
No 2.00 2.00 Lithuania
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