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?

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

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Step 4: Restart your PC.

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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: 27 July 2018 at 11:50 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6b0d06f103077cd1
d2c677025b4b37c3
427e8f5b
6cc730454e374251
2b90cdf981be702b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.00.0022 2.00.0022 Pakistan N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f0782de751ca7a6d
600d3f8bb400c9f3
76ade478
b40d3b4594bd780e
b8f8a3915ac33a3c
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 12.0.6212.
1000
12.0.6212.
1000
Senegal N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d25d61626700d76a
e62035b7e6f126f5
10a4e3fd
b55ca2769d4f7fb4
c22ac9e761769214
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.naf
No 14.0.6015.
1000
14.0.6015.
1000
Russian Federation N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5a5c362d141e70cd
00ac7e5179b89c17
4ad0c292
b2eab06e9c930b29
9c5b05f34bbb6d7b
Virus.Win32.
Neshta.B
Yes 12.0.6606.
1000
12.0.6606.
1000
Moldova, Republic of N/A
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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
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