How to Remove “SAM.exe”

What is SAM.exe?

SAM.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Dolphin Oceanic Ltd. This process is known as Sam Server and it belongs to SAM.exe product. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SAM.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SAM.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the SAM.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from SAM.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the SAM.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with SAM.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove SAM.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 January 2009 at 11:16 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 InsidePro Software Executable d4a9e1ff2eb0164d
e460024b5b8be9a9
d5c0e0aa
53d438fb4f06cca8
05ff293977d74489
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.6.3.0 2.6.3.0 Internal Submission N/A
2 InsidePro Software Executable d4a9e1ff2eb0164d
e460024b5b8be9a9
d5c0e0aa
53d438fb4f06cca8
05ff293977d74489
Unclassified
Malware
No 2.6.3.0 2.6.3.0 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 633ce10206abb427
bfc2ee7912ab96a8
1fd46a36
ac1fa1722d0abfdd
d197962f6cc7cfd8
TrojWare.Win
32.Magania.~
all
No 2, 0, 0, 2 2, 0, 0, 2 Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 6b70275ecd99d99c
fc9d8414e67538c0
e6d4d95e
1a89e82a057b15fa
60eb3e0d1630a6b2
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.~GAAC
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 November 2008 at 5:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 11497998dacabd7a
5265e5f0fff78ba1
d20f5a3e
3321ba5a4f6a5a19
6c1604490c42ef42
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Alex Rosenbaum and KishKish.com Executable c2b711ed33cf7f67
25fd98900958a52d
0858f22f
b3b9f680013ea962
322710b2d403dd4a
No 5, 0, 0, 7 5, 0, 0, 7 Internal Submission
3 江苏省共创软件有限责任公司 Executable 5d56fecde08eca78
a846dbed50636381
16bcb9f8
53d841e5eb8f2dca
2657f4a51bde95e6
No 1.06.0001 1.06.0001 Internal Submission
4 MAGIX AG Executable b2ac000cf5c96517
3a77be27ee02ae38
444adf73
6b75faaa3b5a39b0
2a3919523ab00807
Yes 12,0,2,104 12,0,2,104 Internal Submission
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