How to Remove “SELFCERT.EXE”

What is SELFCERT.EXE?

SELFCERT.EXE is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Microsoft Digital Certificate Utility and it belongs to Digital Certificate Utility. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SELFCERT.EXE to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SELFCERT.EXE?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 SELFCERT.EXE file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from SELFCERT.EXE malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the SELFCERT.EXE malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with SELFCERT.EXE malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

15

Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 June 2018 at 4:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable c2e3e1909d88e1be
a9792ac4fd76ea23
3fa1e168
47c73ffd761d0c31
61dc8f5057ca1f6d
TrojWare.Win
32.Delf.NRJ
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d70e5b86e40ee684
8f3a6119b6909578
dad72eab
3b1d3089b821f1a8
6c0790505bdbab8d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 2.00.0022 2.00.0022 United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6b0d06f103077cd1
d2c677025b4b37c3
427e8f5b
6cc730454e374251
2b90cdf981be702b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.00.0022 2.00.0022 Pakistan N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 51071d1f189d4720
6306c70e89ee2a93
a6e6f087
0fff0194079e654c
5fde9afe0b4c9262
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.00.0022 2.00.0022 United States N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
1

Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 January 2009 at 4:47 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d3b5342e584fec56
5c5df49d402d8445
f3136a50
993ce4937c4390ae
5d9d6921136adfd7
Yes 11.0.5510 11.0.5510 10.224.25.96/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced
Endpoint
Protection

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Antivirus Protection protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security