How to Remove “SQLdiag.exe”

What is SQLdiag.exe?

SQLdiag.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Command Line Server Status Recover. It belongs to Microsoft SQL Server, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\ Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as SQLdiag.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SQLdiag.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 SQLdiag.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:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 August 2011 at 9:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c70672b57fd7d0ad
0ca8e88dbd15fbeb
b761b39c
343997f973f45206
f94f914167001eaf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2000.080.0
194.00
8.00.194 Brazil N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e00025d835e74229
bb68bdd8d48c352e
d926d96c
4aaadbcb9aab24d5
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2000.080.0
194.00
8.00.194 Turkey N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 81f6db08e2b1c4fd
0af8a81e0643adc3
17203355
1628ccc88cf90b25
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2000.080.0
760.00
8.00.760 Brazil N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6926cfb59c42dbfe
27cd8852b305e238
3257a981
2e5470ba966e8831
0e688f1c7c4c4af8
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 2000.080.0
194.00
8.00.194 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 July 2008 at 12:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e210d9bda5702d55
e7b3bbc932eb0288
193ebbad
15225558ea5e703e
0559de45258b9aec
Yes 2014.0120.
2000.08
((SQL14_RT
M).140220-
1832 )
12.0.2000.
8
10.0.17.167/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c0b87a237c34971e
9c191b346096ac27
b997cadd
c984a19b961c499c
f7f347c27c3b3f96
Yes 2005.090.2
047.00
9.00.2047.
00
104.236.253.252/32
3 N/A Non-executable 47ce188ac0915d33
90c0423cda307ba2
0867edb8
82abf17a97bcf962
942ede1872612b9f
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d99b42c1e2507032
6b3874812ea1f6f9
c86f7e94
d70261244802fd8d
9098b764e0e7665d
No 2000.080.0
194.00
8.00.194 United States
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