How to Remove “SQLCMD.EXE”

What is SQLCMD.EXE?

SQLCMD.EXE is a legitimate file. This process is known as T-SQL execution command line utility and belongs to Microsoft SQL Server. It was developed by Microsoft Corporation.  It is commonly stored in c:\program files (x86)\microsoft sql server\100\Tools\Binn\  files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write the different types of malicious programs and name it as SQLCMD.EXE  to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with SQLCMD.exe  malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the SQLCMD.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites the other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the SQLCMD.EXE  and open the location, if the location is subfolder c:\program files (x86)\microsoft sql server\100\Tools\Binn\ files then the system is not affected by SQLCMD.EXE, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by SQLCMD.EXE  malware.

How to remove the SQLCMD.EXE file from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.

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: 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 the SQLCMD.EXE virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 March 2018 at 7:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable f9945dee1bca871c
e2641c08d860504f
6d6608aa
b28e3321c85b151e
4cdf535fbaccfcb3
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Tunisia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 January 2009 at 4:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e7f4f6fd0017ff69
de71b493106c263b
e123cb8f
db277e107b65f8b0
48f144261e323c3d
Yes 2005.090.5
000.00
9.00.5000.
00
10.0.17.131/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e7f4f6fd0017ff69
de71b493106c263b
e123cb8f
db277e107b65f8b0
48f144261e323c3d
Yes 2005.090.5
000.00
9.00.5000.
00
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 64a41325ed7b37a6
16ef517bff58f1c5
b9746478
9f5bfe357fcb811c
a283c1bb024e7cd3
Yes 2005.090.3
042.00
9.00.3042.
00
10.0.17.142/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 49e4c98ce3dddb3c
b996d5e0553042bf
a1d03f53
cbc9a258e562f7f5
6012816f114f56cd
Yes 2011.0110.
2100.060
((SQL11_RT
M).120210-
1846 )
11.0.2100.
60
United States
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