How to Remove “SW20.EXE”

What is SW20.EXE?

SW20.EXE is a legitimate process file popularly known as Dynamic Overlocking Technology. It belongs to MSI Graghic Cards, developed by Micro-Star Co., Ltd. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as SW20.EXE with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with SW20.EXE malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with SW20.EXE malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SW20.EXE occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible SW20.EXE malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove SW20.EXE malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free 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 after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove SW20.EXE malware from your computer including all other malwares!

6

Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 October 2008 at 9:04 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 70a3c89ba439f183
3eb9ac17825c414f
0c61154f
2722933ba4db3d1a
0906aa7a263dfc9a
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.S
M
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United Kingdom N/A
2 N/A Executable 59a1b0cdefc57a5a
19a1530fcfd9477e
a17d34de
283833735f37c546
5aa6cd8e234ba9b9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Philippines N/A
3 N/A Executable 747820906371f630
22e53d62b39bd0ed
17e1c77b
d131907a96cca92a
2d43dfc3d45e92f5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Ukraine N/A
4 N/A Executable 75dbe601ed7cbcbd
b230692a6cef3d2e
f58702cc
a7376ae2d4fd5e86
9de3e07b4a7c2a1a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.k
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Ukraine N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
66

Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 August 2008 at 1:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable c4cea766bc5a0a82
cd5aeb5fafec1cd8
01ae89fe
d767202ce51b3cf1
4121ec0eb22ceb72
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 21976135e39314b3
464978d5d632c006
be3994bb
e6fbb2b7ac79380b
be7c16192b919aeb
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Russian Federation
3 N/A Executable 1e7b44dc8e3d5c20
0edb87ef0b9fea23
33b7631d
18199372140bc73c
d43053aae9bc0eb2
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Canada
4 N/A Executable 614a889689cb6ba4
80e06ca116d36e2a
1d8d22b5
cbe52a2ba2101e91
640ae4c1f7739e99
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Ukraine
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced
Endpoint
Protection

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Free Antivirus protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security