How to Remove “SENSOR.EXE”

What is SENSOR.EXE?

Originally developed by Quick Heal Technologies, SENSOR.EXE is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Sensor Application and it belongs to Quick Heal Antivirus. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

SENSOR.EXE virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after SENSOR.EXE with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by SENSOR.EXE malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • SENSOR.EXE occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SENSOR.EXE malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove SENSOR.EXE and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 April 2009 at 5:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Executable c20b45ae1a9de759
1c4d85cab0ed6597
386210e6
b377191f87d60d58
d8e0f76695a529d6
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.3.1.11 5.3.1.11 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 45bb3dfdb9d2843b
e73983efd6ab1092
62a7a2d5
62fbaba04b78fd02
a95a2545d8ea9618
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A India N/A
3 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable 2a4606890d7bd3a7
beffbd7896589545
083377f8
042d1bcbb2bb559a
2a24774330a7f34f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.0.1 9.50 India N/A
4 N/A Executable 8feb8f56f0b08357
d4995ae6d1a6fca9
ace45ef0
b6d1b668b3527009
3bc72fb6d64c4bb5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 June 2008 at 7:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 CAT Computer Services Pvt. Ltd Executable a99ccb515d1e82e3
da4d02dc8a0be472
618cbe83
8e5d726201118259
c9ebed40f4991630
Yes 1.0.0.1 9.00 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 29b1b1e462b03a1e
2f0a80a5259278d2
c34400ab
94daca824b0b2f9c
d48a99978dc33f26
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. Executable 419900181359f5bb
f8b224f055e52062
5b0478fe
N/A No 2.0.0.1 9.50 India
4 N/A Executable e42b807a91b8f428
456b9ccc34ca8478
cad96bec
918cc95bf622ad96
02d335e99df86f5c
No N/A N/A 10.100.129.38/32
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