What is srem.exe?

srem.exe is part of amstream and developed by SystemSettingsBroker according to the srem.exe version information.

srem.exe's description is "ie4ushowIE"

srem.exe is usually located in the 'c:\downloads\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected srem.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on srem.exe:

Product nameamstream
Company nameSystemSettingsBroker
File descriptionie4ushowIE
Original filenameVaultCmd.exe
Legal copyrightClipUp
Product version972.742.888.965
File version809.396.310.2

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameamstream
Company nameSystemSettingsBroker
File descriptionie4ushowIE
Original filenameVaultCmd.exe
Legal copyrightClipUp
Product version972.742.888.965
File version809.396.310.2

Digital signatures [?]

srem.exe is not signed.

VirusTotal report

43 of the 70 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the srem.exe file. That's a 61% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
Acronis suspicious
Ad-Aware Trojan.GenericKD.41204970
AegisLab Trojan.Win32.Nymeria.4!c
AhnLab-V3 Malware/Win32.RL_Generic.R264673
Alibaba Trojan:Win32/Autoit.b5f25d12
ALYac Trojan.GenericKD.41204970
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Generic.ASVCS3S.1E5
Arcabit Trojan.Generic.D274BCEA
Avast Win32:Trojan-gen
AVG Win32:Trojan-gen
Avira DR/AutoIt.Gen8
BitDefender Trojan.GenericKD.41204970
ClamAV Win.Malware.Autoit-6940617-0
CrowdStrike win/malicious_confidence_100% (W)
Cylance Unsafe
Cyren W32/Trojan.BZOE-2511
Emsisoft Trojan.GenericKD.41204970 (B)
Endgame malicious (high confidence)
F-Secure Dropper.DR/AutoIt.Gen8
FireEye Generic.mg.3fef462acf289e3b
Fortinet AutoIt/Injector.DWD!tr
GData Trojan.GenericKD.41204970
Ikarus Trojan.Win32.Injector
Invincea heuristic
K7AntiVirus Trojan ( 700000111 )
K7GW Trojan ( 700000111 )
Kaspersky UDS:DangerousObject.Multi.Generic
Malwarebytes Backdoor.NanoCore
McAfee Artemis!3FEF462ACF28
McAfee-GW-Edition Artemis!Trojan
Microsoft Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C
MicroWorld-eScan Trojan.GenericKD.41204970
Paloalto generic.ml
Panda Trj/Genetic.gen
Qihoo-360 HEUR/QVM10.2.8A17.Malware.Gen
SentinelOne DFI - Suspicious PE
Sophos Mal/Generic-S
Symantec ML.Attribute.HighConfidence
Trapmine suspicious.low.ml.score
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.R002H0ADF19
Webroot W32.Malware.gen
ZoneAlarm UDS:DangerousObject.Multi.Generic
43 of the 70 anti-virus programs detected the srem.exe file.

srem.exe removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove srem.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the srem.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that srem.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer: http://www.freefixer.com/download.html
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate srem.exe in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the srem.exe file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate srem.exe in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the srem.exe file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If srem.exe still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If srem.exe is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If srem.exe still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that srem.exe no longer appear in the scan result.
Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the removal instructions given above

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Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to srem.exe:

srem.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

srem.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

ie4ushowIE has stopped working.

End Program - srem.exe. This program is not responding.

srem.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

srem.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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