How to Remove “Switches.exe”

What is Switches.exe?

Switches.exe is a legitimate file process developed by NCH Software. This process is known as SwitchShakelon.job and it belongs to SwitchShakelon.job. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after Switches.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2012 at 12:53 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
2 folger Executable 9bc0c2a74f282196
38e5c76c34072e1d
917ac035
4eb8c919bfd4b1a7
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Application.
MSIL.Dotdo.A
D
No 3.6.1.10 3.6.1.10 Internal Submission N/A
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 March 2009 at 5:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 91283d38653bb73c
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No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 91283d38653bb73c
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42268bd8
00db3b475070c865
2d79bbd055a8ec0d
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United Kingdom
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 325c2355b30f6975
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78c56795
4de0f46b42dbaf4f
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No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 7f551bb38cb2f370
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No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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