How to remove the algsrvs virus

Most antivirus programs identify algsrvs.exe as malware—for example Symantec identifies it as W32.SillyDC or W32.Dizan, and Microsoft identifies it as Worm:Win32/VB or Trojan:Win32/VB.

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Algsrvs.exe file information

The process known as msfun80 belongs to software FireWall Files by Microsoft (

Description: Algsrvs.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Algsrvs.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 49,152 bytes (80% of all occurrences) or 7,996,336 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. Algsrvs.exe is not a Windows core file. The algsrvs.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Therefore the technical security rating is 59% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify algsrvs.exe related errors

Important: You should check the algsrvs.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Algsrvs.exe is WORM_VB.DAK.
  LMP67   (further information)
algsrvs.exe ist Trojan.VB.Sybasfun.A
ich habe diese datei schon x mal entfernt,aber sobald ich den usb stick von meiner freundin anstecke ist diese datei wieder in system32 und das obwohl nix auf dem stick ist

Summary: Average user rating of algsrvs.exe: based on 2 votes with 3 user comments. One user suspects danger. One user thinks algsrvs.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving algsrvs issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active algsrvs process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the algsrvs.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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