How to Remove “SCANMSG.EXE”

What is SCANMSG.EXE?


SCANMSG.EXE is a legitimate file. This process is known as Bulettin Application. It belongs to Quick Heal Antivirus software and was developed by Quick Heal Technologies. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as SCANMSG.EXE to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with SCANMSG.EXE malware?       


Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with SCANMSG.EXE malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • SCANMSG.EXE file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system
To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:
  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the SCANMSG.EXE and open the file location
If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with SCANMSG.EXE malware.

How to remove SCANMSG.EXE malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing SCANMSG.EXE file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove SCANMSG.EXE malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 April 2009 at 2:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable 3b833d77b1dddf0f
7d3aa717a8d25150
7222270a
a0df7b150e35c31b
3b120984a310eda2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.0.0.1 10.00 India N/A
2 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable a0e219d94ebe2bd3
a4f9b7376f15c19a
b00c5c2d
83fa1f47ba6294e4
053e9ff44e1a1560
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.0.1 9.50 India N/A
3 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable e767608ebe631ad1
9fde84fe3ba2c303
6e55d89a
44d9c26d29f901ca
5bb5c9b18e495c55
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.0.0.1 10.00 India N/A
4 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable f35adeabbc643e18
603007a62ece0734
42d15ce6
2d0ae38f152bf924
f22b0dc857e561c6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.0.1 9.50 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 5:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable e7d085a8244847dd
19c8d69c3183d481
4e95ff56
6d565bc6de5616ba
82b0f859616d80ab
No N/A N/A 10.100.129.38/32
2 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable 07eab1ea617dc737
de57111a264edf76
ec42e8c0
c875501fa7c8891a
9ac2973adfbad956
Yes 4.0.0.1 11.00 India
3 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable f1ff627bfa1aeb8c
aad05b89a3216bd4
8fad6d19
d52c308089e1844a
1e5b17139716baf2
Yes 3.0.0.1 10.00 India
4 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable f7a408851b477363
7e32b568b7491887
fe5b4784
d7fc6e9c6a654a0f
fe495fbb664d7b4e
Yes 6.0.0.1 13.00 India
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