How to Remove “SDA.exe”

What is SDA.exe?

Originally developed by Preeda Software, SDA.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as System Defend Antivirus 2012 and it belongs to System Defend Antivirus 2012. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
SDA.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after SDA.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by SDA.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • SDA.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SDA.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove SDA.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 September 2008 at 4:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 9365a2068cbc5419
8b8f840dc18829bf
eadeb640
43a3235c57ac248b
7edb8ebcedacc160
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Non-executable 6ced7ba93b8740e6
d910f72736070f93
0a04bd0f
0f634c9d19a66e8c
88a30abe90c8a622
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.VB.qd
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable aaa4f07008f2a6e4
b6932688cde59df3
a1c2b0f7
8b539d205a4cc8db
497f49191218ca67
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable ff1e0efad560300a
4d3ad13a14f69608
5c4bddd4
8cb7d028c63ad474
603504ee5eb049ca
Backdoor.Win
32.Delf.~DP
No 2.56.0001 2.56.0001 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 July 2008 at 11:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable f41b1179a99351a4
e337687592657df9
6487f96c
8892f5f3900d53e3
efc06be41deafdcf
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Volvo Information Technology Executable da9a4bd37422a302
a34edbbe3b972145
71524d2c
0be69bac9a2b3895
7cffb06fa676a81e
No 3.01.0002 3.01.0002 United Kingdom
3 N/A Executable c7d3b5470d7d4b66
799702d79712f4a1
ee44c751
94544329598c66da
d9551fb1ea23fbaa
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 99e80ac1ab6bf13d
da56d88cd5841c07
594d73e6
b7c0973be7a2a4c6
1b5109545f7409a7
No N/A N/A Poland
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