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: 13 October 2010 at 2:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 855f20ac13fcb0cc
2944c4653653a5e7
4765559e
eaab31618d02e108
3189bac16742a513
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Brazil N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 64effa3642ecc5a3
ad77d20c720ca468
7219a633
fedd005863723ffd
77f25147caeb41de
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 46cf31dac0e2daa7
45baa290bd4b6853
cdb8f11d
9df5605c7f0580f8
dc790e51c4bf6961
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
China N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 07dbf1ec031684c2
9fdfd8bd3e3d8e10
84b08d4c
008fffc8e2b7cf68
cb5fd8f33f40f71a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
197.32.154.130/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 9:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1c6438ef49f855ba
fe6b5dcea93a757f
553511a9
N/A No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.116/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1d6f5a5de7154b75
144c6a033c36fd86
ff2bbe9b
b60ba0bc31b0cb41
4593e169f6f21cc2
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
10.100.19.136/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 494bccbb9372a21d
5f5a36602c00f2f5
d891b96b
473bacd4dab4e762
3596549af4cc6b2d
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 87fa9921e68b6d50
99daf361c383bf3d
b8fd2a89
2bccae00d8883e4d
b9c981a8712aa42e
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Russian Federation
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