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!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 March 2018 at 11:19 pm
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a9792ac4fd76ea23
3fa1e168
47c73ffd761d0c31
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TrojWare.Win
32.Delf.NRJ
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d70e5b86e40ee684
8f3a6119b6909578
dad72eab
3b1d3089b821f1a8
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Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 2.00.0022 2.00.0022 United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7d949400b808416d
9cb0155c23af9583
21f5a7d8
5aea387450c45209
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11.0.5510 11.0.5510 Turkey N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1e94ef8c4b711e85
760fb55dbc3cdc27
5d5b670d
f62e854ff0a44545
25a9929364f66b1e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.0.4750.
1000
14.0.4750.
1000
Russian Federation N/A
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