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.

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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!

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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 7a1e31637a067814
b7a41801851bcc29
140da6b1
4a6cd893e1c02e56
6574b03c2983b500
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Turkey N/A
3 N/A Executable 59a1b0cdefc57a5a
19a1530fcfd9477e
a17d34de
283833735f37c546
5aa6cd8e234ba9b9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Philippines N/A
4 N/A Executable fc32ea31b210d6d1
d827494bfc1eb17e
97070d71
d1f242cb6f9034ec
8398521380236f64
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Poland N/A
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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 1e7b44dc8e3d5c20
0edb87ef0b9fea23
33b7631d
18199372140bc73c
d43053aae9bc0eb2
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Canada
3 N/A Executable 614a889689cb6ba4
80e06ca116d36e2a
1d8d22b5
cbe52a2ba2101e91
640ae4c1f7739e99
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Ukraine
4 N/A Executable 89df342e1d2f2238
7704f060eb6809e0
3dd804d0
7eedd0c922b320a4
dafaca25ab980179
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Slovakia
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