How to Remove “Sink.exe”

What is Sink.exe?

Sink.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft corporation. This process is known as sink.exe and it belongs to Project1. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after Sink.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Sink.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:
1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the Sink.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 Sink.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 Sink.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 Sink.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 May 2010 at 4:57 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9271c1942539f0df
2e718039266f4d6a
adaa5c61
79fa445ad3d21053
70a6af54d765627a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.00 1.00 Brazil N/A
2 sulky Executable becc8a0462d841fd
e94462007ce47c47
7caf81be
e39ca5b26c473b6d
6b9fb31c942c8110
Application.
MSIL.Dotdo.A
No 3.7.4.168 3.7.4.168 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable e1be97705f137bdf
cc780f37c21c6c3c
cc00ff45
8f5d00e3a5705f8d
9c9474d007d6917e
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Vi
lsel.~FFG
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable e1be97705f137bdf
cc780f37c21c6c3c
cc00ff45
8f5d00e3a5705f8d
9c9474d007d6917e
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Vi
lsel.~FFG
No N/A N/A China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 September 2008 at 2:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 42f8af1bcd97cab0
2fb7dca9e15de535
15313f4c
869e733e490c92b1
dc651c4c393c2878
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 05602be92f3972e4
9f8314fb2739177f
bc9efc20
N/A No N/A N/A Germany
3 N/A Executable ed3e66ed76a11c4e
0bea12948015f4ef
07b13193
68db102bef140ecb
9e014682abd2bf78
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 9209345eecd8312e
503874548a7b0b6c
3ac86d45
98ebb77340541032
bdb4b7a170f18c23
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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