Get rid of VMXclient.exe virus from your PC

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VMXclient.exe is a service of SmartService adware what have already infected many computers. This adware has many different services what installs virus stealthily. After VMXclient.exe or svcvmx.exe appear on a user”s computer, it begins working a lot slower than usual and every time user open browser lot of different online ads appear. Unfortunately, this adware can easily infect all common browsers include Google Chrome, Mozilla, Opera, Safari, Edge and others. How to detect this virus? Often, if you launch your Task manager, you can notice the Winvmx Client (32-bit) process what uses most of your computer CPU. Adware like this often has protection, so if you try to close it you will see massage – “The Requested Resource is in Use”. This removal instruction will help you to remove this annoying virus from your computer.

VMXclient.exe virus

VMXclient.exe can be installed with other free program what you get from the Internet or if you infect with another virus. If you badly need some free app you should check every “Advanced” option and check every menu, so you will know what you get after the installation process is finished. One simple rule can protect your computer from virus attack in the future. Also, if you notice these folders on your PC then your computer infected with Smart Service(VMXclient.exe) adware:

C:\Program Files\SVCVMX\

After successfully installation of VMXclient.exe (Winvmx) it begins to show many ads, like banners, coupons or pop-ups every time you use your browser. As I said before not all this ad will redirect you to the online shop, most of them will send you to malicious site when you click on it. So we highly recommend to avoid such ad. In additional VMXclient.exe will steal your browser activity (IP addresses, Internet service provider, browsing details (websites visited, pages viewed, search queries, etc.) and use this data to create more specific ads for you. Never trust to random annoying ads or you can lose your system.

Detail information about VMXclient.exe file:

Product name: winvmx
Md5: 1ccf6d58dd1d572f1dae681a883a7c17
Size: 1 MB ( 1087488 bytes )
No digital signature
File names vmxclient.exe; winvmx.exe; wudsrv

VMXclient.exe detection rate:

Antivirus Result












Palo Alto Networks (Known Signatures)



ZoneAlarm by Check Point


If you want to secure your computer, you should remove Winvmx immediately or be aware what someone can steal your personal information or destroy your computer from inside.

Step by step instructions how to remove VMXclient.exe virus.

STEP 1. Remove VMXclient.exe virus from the browser

First of all, VMXclient.exe is a browser extension, like many others. So, here is the simple way to remove them from the browser and get your homepage and search engine back. You just need to reset your browser settings. To do this automatically and for free, you can use the Reset Browser Settings tool from GridinSoft.

  1. Reset Browser Setting is a tool, included to the complex anti-malware program. So, first of all, you need to download and install GridinSoft Trojan Killer (here or from the product page):
  2. Open the program and click on the Reset browser settings button.
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  4. Select when options you want to reset and press “Reset
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  6. Wait untill Trojan Killer sets selected options to the default state. Successful results will be checked with green checkmark.

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STEP 2. Remove VMXclient.exe virus from the system

  1. Return to main screen and choose the type of scan.
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  3. Start the scan and wait untill it`s finished:
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  5. After the scan is completed, you need to click on “Cure PC!” button to remove VMXclient.exe virus:
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  7. Now your system is free from annoying VMXclient.exe browser extension!
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STEP 3. VMXclient.exe prevention

  • Avoid advertisements, you shouldn’t click on any ads and pop-ups in your browser, this can lead to the redirection on potentially viral pages!
  • Spam messages from email, attached files in emails can appear to be malicious in most cases. Don’t download or open such attachments they can be infected with adware of malware!
  • Surfing the internet, there are millions of phishing website on the internet. Each one of them can be very dangerous for your computer. Avoid such pages, try only reliable and trusted websites!
  • Pay attention to what you install, there are tons of hijackers and malicious program that are being installed through bundled applications and downloaders. Don’t install any suspicious program and files, always check signer before proceding further!

By following this removal instruction we hope you will deal with VMXclient.exe virus once and for all. In case you have any problems or this virus is still inside, leave a comment below or contact our Support Team.

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