How to Remove “SmeDump.exe”

What is SmeDump.exe?

SmeDump.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Storage Management Engine. It belongs to Storage Management Engine, developed by Symantec Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as SmeDump.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • SmeDump.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 SmeDump.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:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SmeDump.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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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 SmeDump.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 October 2010 at 9:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable de7d4c128efd1cf2
e1a6b8bb561e419d
2b924829
7a6d586189c3dddc
43bdffce7ace5e08
Virus.Win32.
Sality.K
No 9.0.0.2583 9.0.0.2583 Bulgaria N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 6a545cf7d15e99de
0d5993d7bd3984b4
a6a07082
a9e0877a6d51c2b5
92a6e0bd71a6e4eb
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.0.2583 9.0.0.2583 Russian Federation N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 4f11b8992293ff00
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df7586c3
8459d726aa4db968
e77f4c7efe7e3556
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 9.0.0.2583 9.0.0.2583 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 July 2008 at 7:13 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 846e1bad40e3d107
219906edf3fd771d
8473a7b4
05c97cf66257a9e7
30391530bc12b60c
Yes 10.0.0.840
0
10.0 United States
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 846e1bad40e3d107
219906edf3fd771d
8473a7b4
05c97cf66257a9e7
30391530bc12b60c
Yes 10.0.0.840
0
10.0 Hungary
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 24d6dbbdfd043456
35dff06a5e6e57c2
b0c7ec94
895cbc6fabaa6123
4b5895b70502d1ee
No 10.0.3.203
87
10.03 United States
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 592c738887ab68f0
284f37b53da6fa34
7c179404
30f301a1c0fb1988
229b67a442d19b56
Yes 8.0.0.2455
5
8.0 United Kingdom
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