How to remove the SCVHSOT virus
Most antivirus programs identify SCVHSOT.exe as malware, for example Microsoft identifies it as Worm:Win32/Nuqel.H, and Symantec identifies it as W32.Imaut.
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SCVHSOT.exe file information
Description: SCVHSOT.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 197,052 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 494,787 bytes and 6 more variants.
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows core file. SCVHSOT.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 89% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If SCVHSOT.exe is located in C:\, the security rating is 52% dangerous. The file size is 225,604 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows system file. SCVHSOT.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SCVHSOT.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SCVHSOT.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.
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