How to Remove “control.exe”

What is control.exe?

control.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Sandboxie Control. It belongs to software Sandboxie and developed by Microsoft. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as control.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with control.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the control.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the control.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program Files files then the system is not affected by control.exe , if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by control.exe  malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing control.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 our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

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

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 control.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 February 2013 at 7:48 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 07bc67c684b78464
862e91196c102eb8
ab880d39
869b403dc9432d05
7a11f9f1e3bd7311
ApplicUnwnt.
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 97c6e51c1c07bda7
c89d84722d542fc5
f2aee9cb
534cd176aa709e56
fde57a11198aeb4b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.210.47.49/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 495ef38d7b9121f2
3227285699e68f14
414de89e
10395da408c79cf7
730e85c92efd08f8
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States N/A
4 N/A Executable ca186eb14f2f208a
78bc112ee412a500
b9de2abb
33d0afbde232a1ae
d8a88ae5c92b380a
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 January 2009 at 8:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 www.errorfatal.org Executable 5e00104818f53838
d66345698729baf9
d5de6b9c
3a1f05ae0e4ec80e
3f11d1d5e563a12a
No 5.0.1.1 Diabolizar
5.0 PRO
United States
2 ReactOS Development Team Executable 965698f20b7b5c92
824207e924b37db4
6485a567
1c9b2b9d93d2858e
3f75272788b496a5
No 0.4.7 0.4.7 Romania
3 N/A Executable 22dfc0e552bb2374
35c29988c0fa26fe
c3c9eeb0
65d2a6d0da1effba
8f3c5d7a025acd9b
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
4 N/A Executable fbb06d23c0cbfa3d
605a782fb02c8e64
1a45a38e
07065bbcf782dba9
b7daaf5b6928a794
No N/A N/A 10.108.52.92/32
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