How to Remove “StringClient.exe”

what is StringClient.exe?

StringClient.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Stringclient.exe and it belongs to Microsoft QuickStart Tutorials. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after StringClient.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with StringClient.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 StringClient.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 StringClient.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 StringClient.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 StringClient.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 September 2008 at 5:27 pm
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Name
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Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c9be406d6db883d9
2fbe8a646e7a434a
82c2b1a1
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 India N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 13016845e6c5e49a
376876a7e22bc750
98e5d9f2
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.n
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 March 2009 at 2:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 0b1b2fd345c4824e
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No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 21af75d15c08264b
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2d90ff1d
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No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United Kingdom
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d5ff3081b13e7b33
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No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d5ff3081b13e7b33
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No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United Kingdom
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