How to Remove “SSAutoRN.exe”

What is SSAutoRN.exe?

Originally developed by Symantec Corporation, SSAutoRN.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Symantec Shared Component and it belongs to Symantec Shared Components. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

SSAutoRN.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after SSAutoRN.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • SSAutoRN.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 SSAutoRN.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove SSAutoRN.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: 29 November 2008 at 3:15 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 9c0114c2c3791525
7a3feca773e5e8e8
9b9beaec
4061f454e9123009
e14a54854b6034c4
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.0.0.108 7.0 Colombia N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 801efeffc5cf823e
b7a50eb9c4e6db7a
c8c6c1c4
7dc6dfa8ab40ae42
b58a2b0effc039dd
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.0.103 8.0 United States N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable e8d08ff34c028c12
5dd3804447853790
f8815e9c
9c40fd3869f5b1b5
05dfe11e883b9c6a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.0.0.108 7.0 India N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable dfabe557b35fbd1c
2391bd6f841b185d
67de63c1
d132a3df73a8074c
33571fb3e64eb6e8
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 7.3.0.10 7.3 Russian Federation N/A
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28

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 2:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 98dda07bab9add61
a34da723fc7e199e
769ada7b
17cbf3c7fafa59bb
893413a8c48bfae2
No 8.0.0.57 8.0 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable c971f2429578c7e2
25210a5048dc94a5
90752def
N/A No N/A N/A Pakistan
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 31127bb58d3c32eb
47cb39da188edca6
8fb25f6c
3011f45acc59bb36
4edc90cc9cdf5de1
Yes 4.0.0.90 4.0 Internal Submission
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 32683ce2d83de673
44b62a16e964322b
7c35ca2e
92f1805ff729f61b
e386f908a97b61f7
No 6.1.0.17 6.1 Mexico
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