How to Remove “ConfigSSE.exe”

What is ConfigSSE.exe?


ConfigSSE.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is associated with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. You can locate the file in C:\Windows\system32\. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after ConfigSSE.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

How to check if your computer is infected with ConfigSSE.exe malware?


Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ConfigSSE.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 ConfigSSE.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\system32\, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove ConfigSSE.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 malwares using ConfigSSE.exe, 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 ConfigSSE.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 November 2010 at 1:42 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 704756ca31317a27
d295a94d72a83fb0
2a9b8cf6
569a9706b34309c2
7b658d1e2bc7310a
Virus.Win32.
Qvod.~Gen
No 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
Turkey N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 380a992038787a58
d24789b587fee9d7
b59ce4b7
792c6d4ca64e1cb4
11bb3baa71fe165f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
Argentina N/A
3 N/A Executable c25fe9aa37405c5e
ab66e2823ae439c4
626f269d
71b6098c4d10bc31
80d473c042bbdc92
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.VB
.~LO
No 192.168.00
01
192.168.00
01
China N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
8

Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 January 2009 at 8:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a788e933296e31fe
8cb415213daad1d3
0092049e
2a9f362380e90713
593c56687580cf4c
No 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
Mexico
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a788e933296e31fe
8cb415213daad1d3
0092049e
2a9f362380e90713
593c56687580cf4c
No 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
Russian Federation
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a788e933296e31fe
8cb415213daad1d3
0092049e
2a9f362380e90713
593c56687580cf4c
No 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
United States
4 N/A Executable ba8f9c684643d6f4
fca1a3f92a626356
26c95a46
fcd1b8f8d5c869b3
ef7f370c439e299e
No N/A N/A India
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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