How to Remove “SimpleBinding.exe”

What is SimpleBinding.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, SimpleBinding.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as SimpleBinding and it belongs to Microsoft QuickStart Tutorials. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
SimpleBinding.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after SimpleBinding.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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

You can either choose to remove SimpleBinding.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: 27 June 2012 at 1:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9aaa5d45bef89f49
3e4c34d2a691e1d9
f19dcce3
07d1672b604f44f1
0ef48b3dbbaedfd1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Brazil N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9bd8a5d0f513dbea
e782a78f0fbac961
e187d731
ccf85ee848a7d9f9
86ee44129a8502ae
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Brazil N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6b803abfbfd4b387
b0a1df805bf6ef24
386854bb
de9966cb148bfa5d
e7b688a565c3e9e7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Brazil N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e5cc11f166f8d0fd
92e00b46cc0e4c9d
d583662c
8930e104aca48ac7
22d489b1f6636186
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Brazil N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 April 2009 at 12:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0185518145965c8e
f450fa3641060ad3
a13c7acd
6641319e9e49637c
5d0a32020d441bd1
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United Kingdom
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0185518145965c8e
f450fa3641060ad3
a13c7acd
6641319e9e49637c
5d0a32020d441bd1
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1a1b8243cec65560
7b98d74ce099edf2
94d83f68
5b4cde6d93a76b3d
30a6b502ac85c762
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable ab4284cbc7f9bdbd
b2816c33da708859
d1508678
2070b0290a69d605
0679ad284ed7ac10
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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