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: 25 March 2018 at 7:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7ccb8052322d27ab
3f73229b86463132
a5d1979e
877fcf00a79c980b
7a84e476f58f9690
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 805655b0dffb7695
6dbe0651e71572a5
0d8bcae5
7eb08aa7809093b2
2e621ec3aee10c84
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
169.159.124.202/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 0e5b5422640c3b0d
d8219eb185dc81c7
7bed85c0
8be808b3658a1ad0
a665b350d3e43fb7
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 181.66.169.99/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3afd8cf8d66bdf9e
6307c2909b43c58b
fc2cb1bf
6bda624a117fef52
3d93b5efef63261c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
151.236.166.215/32 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 Microsoft Corporation Executable 461fe36b466272bc
3cafe7472a361ee0
d3fa20b0
dc0d07261d381621
f09566cf419d0840
No 10.0.17738
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17738
.1000
Poland
2 ReactOS Development Team Executable 4b29724597ecc57f
a226c81aa4832717
0bd18bce
acde0f2c5bea89a4
3e0e9f25c50f6b76
No 0.4.9 0.4.9 10.108.51.116/32
3 ReactOS Development Team Executable b1956bdcd5bb7f35
6e4e7944ab0071d5
d8b80666
c84c1f95a9183ee9
55debe517da10b01
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 56ba21c2f6a7eab4
929d4dec803b9667
cd50f1e9
67d861a72f6a1697
cc86bfe662fe44a7
No 10.0.17738
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17738
.1000
Japan
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