How to Remove “SAC.exe”

What is SAC.exe?

SAC.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Microsoft SQL Server Surface Area Configuration command line utility. It belongs to Microsoft SQL Server Surface Area Configuration command line utility, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as SAC.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with SAC.exe malware?

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SAC.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 SAC.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:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SAC.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 SAC.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 May 2012 at 11:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e547d46342d60459
73f406131f6209ee
6cc443d2
e457a30f1dee674e
5d11ed4462101aa0
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Banke
r.Gen
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 SAC Executable ade05ae5acf764a8
131e173f39754833
7a1b3dfc
e14c53b476218a20
60678c87f4ec9765
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
3 SAC TEAM Executable 732138d1eebbd8e2
d0f269edd691514f
71058d0a
e436d2fe77c703cf
8a99712dd4dc37ad
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 November 2008 at 5:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f26e9a48895b42bb
3adb4a3270a7b088
729fbc8c
13075d96f8b7ab33
19ee96cc6fac7fc2
Yes 9.00.3042.
00
9.00.3042.
00
10.108.51.216/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f26e9a48895b42bb
3adb4a3270a7b088
729fbc8c
13075d96f8b7ab33
19ee96cc6fac7fc2
Yes 9.00.3042.
00
9.00.3042.
00
10.0.17.131/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f26e9a48895b42bb
3adb4a3270a7b088
729fbc8c
13075d96f8b7ab33
19ee96cc6fac7fc2
Yes 9.00.3042.
00
9.00.3042.
00
United Kingdom
4 N/A Non-executable 429bf12fe3b167f2
3fb878d7eeffade7
de7b6d41
811ce91ccd8f2e9d
851bebf1caf34ae5
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
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