How to Remove “Sampler.exe”

What is Sampler.exe?

Sampler.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Mike Miller Multimedia Svcs. This process is known as Sampler and it belongs to Sampler Module. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after Sampler.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Sampler.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the Sampler.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Sampler.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove Sampler.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove Sampler.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 March 2013 at 4:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7d00e879113341d7
0e65649f7706defc
b8ad3c1a
5adeb533f7c45b3b
c4ec11b148f97785
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 4.00.213 4.00.213 China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 February 2009 at 1:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable e6ea676d03f6655f
d5bd1df92da713fe
b2e5ed18
5a31c9f8fbcf9ea5
27fc9bbca3e14ad4
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 7784fdcafd13c665
7afb382b1084e961
813b42e1
89b674927eea61d1
5975d2738cd93179
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 UNIL-DEE-LBC Executable 6551374bb80f9667
75bf9a4bbf3baf01
a63e88ea
16fe2879b27ac603
38a646f5328da7ef
No 2.1.0.24 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
4 AIU Executable 8b5f16db94a6cd8b
108bd5d2eacd894b
56e8da33
5cc9c9ee9e490798
38015325fa60cfb7
No 1.00.0017 1.00.0017 Internal Submission
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