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: 30 April 2018 at 6:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8c940d8995ab04bc
59cc52e5e47fb604
39ee07e5
51736544e4602cd0
e66cf0594842a0f0
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
37.165.254.178/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0691a95eea6b1d7a
585793a0b035f2be
9d081d30
a5fbbc652418ee7b
6cfe6dfb405680e1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.210.29.135/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8df6fc723ddd7acb
768c9beca18ac50c
cc842e56
65c51400e4736545
b912658128b7ae99
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
197.38.155.43/32 N/A
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 August 2018 at 9:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3e4e5f149ccb7806
c4b59e8f12463ff0
c9da23b0
d2591438b423c51e
c039436ff15ae6dc
No 10.0.17738
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17738
.1000
Poland
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