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 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable e547d46342d60459
73f406131f6209ee
6cc443d2
e457a30f1dee674e
5d11ed4462101aa0
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Banke
r.Gen
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 SAC Executable 7c2998b21e210e89
d6f77f7b7396f208
4a82c9c5
4553cf463d3503ea
9d60aa4b9aa7837e
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
4 SAC Executable 7c2998b21e210e89
d6f77f7b7396f208
4a82c9c5
4553cf463d3503ea
9d60aa4b9aa7837e
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 September 2008 at 12:02 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable daf276766a01746a
6234fad66f9d0334
43e4db29
c4e0a779964cbec2
8229457b61a00e5e
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Setup Executable 415225afd800a0d4
a6d99f465fce670c
eb6fcf6f
f4225ddadd6ec655
eaf1b0d49cf1c513
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1b63a3064b0b490c
99967004111b2b12
1ea722fd
83ecac1449c4fc37
03a0fbd9ce25c0d5
Yes 2005.090.4
035.00
9.00.4035.
00
Internal Submission
4 Visual Post© Executable 8a8983f0d405a0c4
124c2b58401cf446
8fb9798d
81135946513fa0e3
02d0fdeedaa2f779
No 6.02.0065 6.02.0065 Internal Submission
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