How to Remove “ShFolder.Exe”

What is ShFolder.Exe?

ShFolder.Exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor and it belongs to Windows Operating System. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after ShFolder.Exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with ShFolder.Exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ShFolder.Exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:
1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the ShFolder.Exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove ShFolder.Exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove ShFolder.Exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove ShFolder.Exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 October 2011 at 8:02 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a993cd2b72c0c245
fb48c575017cb7c4
6bb242cd
0e86d5965371fd12
2539c3bb7b426cda
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.50.4027.
300
5.50.4027.
300
Poland N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 3:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 150b14d0ee32aa9a
f7f5542263021802
84145424
419efbebf56af7d7
ae8c2c8aa867e9d0
No 5.50.4027.
300
5.50.4027.
300
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable cda4bdbd0fc32433
927829685cbfe167
3de96556
ed7f78288f3781e9
fc5090dc1a50a267
Yes 5.50.4027.
300
5.50.4027.
300
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable cda4bdbd0fc32433
927829685cbfe167
3de96556
ed7f78288f3781e9
fc5090dc1a50a267
Yes 5.50.4027.
300
5.50.4027.
300
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable cda4bdbd0fc32433
927829685cbfe167
3de96556
ed7f78288f3781e9
fc5090dc1a50a267
Yes 5.50.4027.
300
5.50.4027.
300
Australia
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