How to Remove “SQLEXPR.EXE”

What is SQLEXPR.EXE?

SQLEXPR.EXE is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Microsoft SQL 2005 Server Express Edition  and it belongs to Microsoft SQL 2005 Server Express Edition . It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SQLEXPR.EXE to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SQLEXPR.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 startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • 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 SQLEXPR.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 SQLEXPR.EXE malware?

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Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

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 SQLEXPR.EXE malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 November 2010 at 7:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c52b1c5eeeda8340
f202810b52eda472
807994eb
72e49a8ce1a53bc0
4ffe1f6729857b05
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 9.00.3042.
00
9.00.3042.
00
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c6fd0d1dfe9b16b8
25647d9d340360e3
25d9038a
906d7506593ada52
1ba54dede419929f
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 9.00.1399.
06
9.00.1399.
06
Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 April 2009 at 6:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable adb04639c86a859b
9297ba4ce035a00f
10b63d3b
b05247a32ca9a6f6
6c59a528fc1a00e2
Yes 9.00.4035.
00
9.00.4035.
00
10.100.130.247/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3175d588c4d218c6
ce696aa1545f6df1
64132480
7caf2032ee6059ce
f531b4e5dd156322
Yes SQLEVALVER SQLEVALVER Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3b10e09f2ad52d15
d8cabdcdfb197b98
ffc78402
2819cb82396a5e17
c8ee4bf0d9d9f108
Yes 9.00.3042.
00
9.00.3042.
00
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a054220f0b5e8552
b4b6a70a727b2fe6
6a99cb49
1fb1afc37dc6e74e
6565bed0e1c0636d
Yes 9.00.5000.
00
9.00.5000.
00
Internal Submission
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