How to Remove “SoftAct.exe”

What is SoftAct.exe?

SoftAct.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as SoftAct.exe. It belongs to Comodo Antivirus and was developed by Comodo Group, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as SoftAct.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with SoftAct.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • SoftAct.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the SoftAct.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with SoftAct.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing SoftAct.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove SoftAct.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 April 2009 at 6:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0dcbd9aca2d4cf7b
690596360b6e09f4
208aa802
dad66b1e58b606ca
4daf12f555c71647
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A India N/A
2 COMODO Executable 81437f9a8408f450
4a617fb8de601307
fa1ac803
ca3bb5284dfd47e2
5276d6dd7f655111
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.1.0.2 1.1.0.1 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 November 2009 at 7:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 COMODO Executable af7bd2dfa662adad
15d93ff921e5d62d
dcd53ff1
38ee1dba845801ef
b5d0a6a246222565
No 1.1.0.2 1.1.0.1 Internal Submission
2 C.O.M.O.D.O Executable e14c0ac3e225583b
94e96c64a644ae25
ad186326
78df2a5172afed1d
160eda2905fa0980
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 India
3 COMODO Executable 739ceb232c4e6cfb
701a6cfdd4ea93b0
f7fc48eb
23199bf92b226d5a
31d2d445d403a6ca
No 1.1.0.2 1.1.0.1 Iran, Islamic Republic of
4 Comodo Inc. Executable 532915393d2fd57c
46f9a036355e1bd3
b17d9e5a
8f49a8979c323ce6
2d5455f26101ece4
No 2, 2, 0, 2 2.1.0.0 Romania
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