How to Remove “KSECDD.SYS”

What is ksecdd.sys?

Originally developed by Microsoft, ksecdd.sys is a legitimate file process and also called as Kernel Security Support Provider Interface  that is associated with software Microsoft Windows Operating System.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

ksecdd.sys virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after ksecdd.sys with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with ksecdd.sys malware?

If your system is affected by ksecdd.sys malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • ksecdd.sys occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove ksecdd.sys malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove ksecdd.sys and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 12:23 pm
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 42096e273bd83eed
acbd167dc402f267
cf79245b
1705745d900dabf2
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No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2113)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1d913774b2bf2058
361b758dbd9a7413
f53e8cd2
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No 5.1.2600.5
834
(xpsp_sp3_
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-1332)
5.1.2600.5
834
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3 N/A Non-executable 4efd2f2a6f8fd9ac
c9f4453f518891e9
72acb65d
4e8ed174943b6e10
0798f2d197b8a632
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1d913774b2bf2058
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f53e8cd2
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-1332)
5.1.2600.5
834
United States
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