How to remove (uninstall) Svcvmx

Svcvmx belongs to the type of advertising programs that use a new approach to advertising fraud. This program does not show you ads on extraneous websites, it does not clutter up the search results and does not bother you with pop-up windows. More precisely, all these actions occur, but you do not see them. Svcvmx runs sites in background, and performs its tasks without disturbing the user. It can be said that this is one of the most vivid ideas in the field of advertising fraud in recent years, since Svcvmx does not express itself, and even experienced users may not be aware of the existence of a virus on the computer if they do not regularly scan the list of running processes. The virus penetrates the computer with the help of good old bundled installation, or rather - together with a program called s5Mark, which is also not useful, and performs dubious functions.

What is Svcvmx


Although the scammers managed to get rid of the most obvious sign of the advertising program - the interference with web surfing, all other shortcomings remained. Svcvmx, just like conventional adware, reduces the performance of your computer, its speed and speed of Internet connection, consumes RAM, and makes the computer vulnerable to external threats. In addition, Svcvmx has a kind of visiting card: when user launches any anti-virus program, he sees a window with an error message and the text "The requested resource is in use". This feature protects Svcvmx from automatic deletion, but we know how to avoid it and get rid of this program once and for all.


There is a belief on the Internet that the majority of viruses have no distinct goal. Viruses spoil your system, prevent the work of reliable programs, and hackers like it so much that they want to spend their money and time to design stupid and annoying adware. Actually, any malicious program performs specific feature, and it is often associated with earnings. For instance, the incessant showing of suspicious ads on every website is not accidental. All this advertisement is displayed to obtain money on referrals. Some people heard that advertising in Internet is paid on the special system, called pay per click. It means that the advertiser pays for each referral from the ad to the web-page. All advertising software's actions are targeted at making you click on the ads. Yet if you don't take interest in any of the ads - you might click on the link, at least to hide an inconvenient irritating ad. Advertisers don't want to know in which way the clicks were done, and hackers will receive their payment both for the normal referral and for the incidental one. Despite the amount isn’t big, do not forget about the quantity of infected machines! Trustful man can decide that suchlike advertising is trustworthy, and try to find something entertaining among these offers, doing dozens of referrals each day. According to our data, the number of victims of Svcvmx is counted on hundreds of thousands of customers, and if all of them are making ten to twenty referrals per day, the swindler's earnings don't seem so insignificant.

Methods to remove Svcvmx

Svcvmx can be removed from the system manually or with help of decent antivirus. We strongly advise you to pick automatic deletion way, since Svcvmx has its defensive features and you, probably, won't find all files that you need to remove. Svcvmx spreads these files around the system, to reinstall itself after the removal. So, the safest and the most effective way is to remove Svcvmx via Safe Mode.

Step 1. Boot into Safe mode

Safe mode

Start -> Msconfig.exe

Safe mode. Step 1

On the tab Boot select Safe boot

Safe mode. Step 2

Step 2. Check Startup folder

Start -> Msconfig.exe ->Disable unknown programs in the Startup tab


Step 3. Check hosts file

Modify hosts file, that located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\ .

Hosts file.Step 1

Open the file with Notepad and delete suspicious strings.

Hosts file.Step 2

It has to look like this:

Hosts file.Step 3

Step 4. Scan the system with antiviral scanner


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Step 5. Disable Safe mode

Start -> Msconfig.exe ->Disable Safe boot in the Boot tab

Deactivate Safe mode

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