How to remove the sv virus
Most antivirus programs identify sv.exe as malware, for example Symantec identifies it as Downloader, and Microsoft identifies it as VirTool:Win32/DelfInject.gen!AA or TrojanDownloader:Win32/Renos.FJ.
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Sv.exe file information
Description: Sv.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. sv.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 202,240 bytes (16% of all occurrences), 203,776 bytes and 7 more variants.
There is no file information. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Sv.exe is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. Sv.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Sv.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 90% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify sv.exe related errors
If sv.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 81% dangerous. The file size is 35,328 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 110,592 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The sv.exe file is not a Windows core file. Sv.exe is able to monitor applications.
If sv.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 34% dangerous. The file size is 513,344 bytes.
It is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program is not visible. The sv.exe file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows system file.
Sv.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications.
In case of problems with sv.exe, you could also completely remove Savings Key (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
Important: You should check the sv.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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