How to Remove “SqlExpressChk.exe”

What is SqlExpressChk.exe?

SqlExpressChk.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as SQL Express Install Check  and it belongs to Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 . It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SqlExpressChk.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SqlExpressChk.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 startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • 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 SqlExpressChk.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.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 21 June 2010 at 4:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c5cae5cb12c7ab5a
f4beb64f273c03b3
1aa964b1
ddc4c3b57b8402d9
98a52860af2276b9
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 2009.0100.
1305.01
((WARDB2_K
J_SKU_Dev)
(KJ_SKU)(W
ARDB2).090
723-1927 )
10.50.1305
.1
Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ca333bc8b33a46af
df3d71f4014b5285
7983aa94
61f01624f62ca1e1
eebb8ccd10fb539e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 76a34e4b11d24eb7
76cee4beb4c41013
adb5b254
513e6b6003118ebf
9559617a851b4389
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 2009.0100.
1305.01
((WARDB2_K
J_SKU_Dev)
(KJ_SKU)(W
ARDB2).090
723-1927 )
10.50.1305
.1
United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 30485a9d6a75685d
3abfb89be44ee4e0
a6b16dc7
0e0726311cfe0790
e2b5d36e7156d45a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
Vietnam N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 12:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b529f96a34fec619
35ef372586945a96
cb774371
N/A No 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
Greece
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d753d5c91ef3e9cb
ac31fe5f72c2ee67
1de82f70
04a607209be28c35
9398251569859d8d
Yes 8.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
8.0.50727.
42
Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable d44649c24ec9c068
1238f3d615ff5631
cd124bf8
97cda14067911deb
b864c85821a66522
No N/A N/A India
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6c7829221cf5d454
03464ff564503d5f
bbb5a188
14aaf9bbefc7f571
d91a133e89523499
Yes 2007.0100.
1600.02
((SQL_PreR
elease).08
0623-1656
)
10.0.1600.
2
Internal Submission
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