How to remove the soap virus
Most antivirus programs identify soap.exe as malware, e.g. Symantec identifies it as Backdoor.Trojan, and Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan.Win32.Genome.coo.
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Soap.exe file information
Description: soap.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 777,728 bytes.
There is no information about the author of the file. The file is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. soap.exe is able to hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous.
In the event of any problems with soap.exe, you can also remove the entire program System Soap Pro 3.2-AC1 using Windows Control Panel.
Recommended: Identify soap.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "System Soap Pro" definitely not required. System Soap Pro internet cleaning software. Bundles foistware like HTTPER and Zipclix - best avoided
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as soap.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the soap.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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