How to Remove “SCTray.exe”

What is SCTray.exe?

SCTray.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Socket Mobile, Inc. This process is known as SocketComm and it belongs to SCTray product. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SCTray.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SCTray.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 SCTray.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, 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 SCTray.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 SCTray.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 SCTray.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 31 March 2012 at 7:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Socket Communications Inc. Executable 69d5027d687c6710
73d23f4cb19142d2
e8b9f3c0
310b0f09243ba1dc
3c4981d7b5229861
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 1 Russian Federation N/A
2 Socket Communications Inc. Executable f7bf671741fc6e30
a0543445396ecca5
cf1884da
81b2817d19862ed3
7be91bff71b5c4cc
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 1 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 July 2008 at 5:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Luminositi Executable e9fd5b93b29c0f4d
96934478613f80af
7077772b
2691496653e9047e
1886aede5b22f147
No 1.4 1.4 Internal Submission
2 Socket Communications Inc. Executable 69fbe5da318d6e26
3eaf0291ee4d561d
08b17799
93b64c757759abcc
e64fcea254956796
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
3 Luminositi Executable e9b308c737b2537b
645efd0fab6e5294
8f998a09
678c06f2ed04ef95
8ff510949561f272
No 1.4 1.4 Kuwait
4 Socket Communications Inc. Executable ed3e82db780a9a96
b2033e077adaf0a3
c5625147
5957fb8e1fd27e4b
58e8fbab3f128bb1
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
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