How to Remove “Sonar.exe”

What is Sonar.exe?

Sonar.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Sonar and it belongs to Windows Operating System. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of Sonar.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by Sonar.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 Sonar.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from Sonar.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the Sonar.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with Sonar.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 January 2011 at 11:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable fdb0a3718656ede1
ecb187ad3ef80b69
74715bd9
1cb2aada8a41a521
1138750927fde48c
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 01,00,0,
0000
01,00,0,
0000
177.143.195.212/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 February 2009 at 10:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Executable 0ecda9effec91ffe
bb7de545c8fa70b7
3f42f220
1c0ffb8231213ccc
30dda96d61501501
No 1.0.1081.2
4250
1.0.1081.2
4250
10.224.1.115/32
2 Nova Soft B.V. Executable d73d627579fa18cb
79bad07dcfc9b267
0c218c48
2b2e1e222631a25a
0b25f5e2834738aa
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Executable 0a5f66f153a97533
ef5e5bbe80a4c591
29145b44
e4c49bd1b9de1bfd
f7d4d0c8865ff4c4
No 1.0.1103.3
0687
1.0.1103.3
0687
United States
4 Twelve Tone Systems公司开发 Executable c5974e1d0f1d75df
d5eae177128abdf5
1d356ac5
0af0e0dbbfea5d29
81fe70591cf5a282
No 11.2.0.323 2.2 Internal Submission
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