How to Remove “vssvc.exe”

What is vssvc.exe?

vssvc.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service and belongs to Microsoft Windows Operating System. It is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write the different types of malicious programs and name it as vssvc.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with vssvc.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the vssvc.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the vssvc.exe and open the location, if the location is C:\Windows\System32 then the system is not affected by vssvc.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by vssvc.exe malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

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

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 the vssvc.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 21 February 2018 at 6:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3bfe5899e74912a5
78b691e5e00cb3bf
fc3b620e
181a2d55d0f78765
40397259a03396d7
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.210.28.45/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e91e1a5aa0ad7945
6798a9401f8735f1
19c5527e
1d0f0a89e2e167a9
39ab2543429fbaac
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Pakistan N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 13a238b308d56c93
485c67cc3273ae54
3845ab6d
f60c4bdf1f94e52c
bc01f908e6b0cd5f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 69285e6247e6cb89
e00bbef0be1a7297
855d9b69
7a5fe1914625ca2a
e1bfe18f1958b17e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
197.34.10.238/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 March 2018 at 10:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable fc09d5217360dc35
988ac1acab77e0ec
4d8151a3
5a9d5cc0088bb89b
a50d94541251965b
No 10.0.14393
.2155
(rs1_relea
se_1.18030
5-1842)
10.0.14393
.2155
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6b58afb15a7cff6b
ca31653750ef36b2
16e014ad
45332cd2d2ab5743
434bcc0bff9c5044
No 10.0.15063
.994
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.15063
.994
Finland
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 69d4219874275d40
d520d0020f7103bd
f631b142
82884741f4627d1a
1f18cdef636b9f6b
No 10.0.15063
.997
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.15063
.997
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f5177e91ca6c78d4
32450c9c6987fc5a
89f9fc2d
aeecef013fef5edb
52d4a2f1cc1d35fb
No 10.0.17127
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17127
.1
Colombia
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