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: 14 January 2009 at 12:27 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 8903d99ec1c93a14
6b0c90b33096b60a
dcce2afc
c636eb25d55a8e9e
0aa0e8cbeada05d3
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDow
nloader.Banl
oad.a
No N/A N/A 31.13.144.11/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 07bc67c684b78464
862e91196c102eb8
ab880d39
869b403dc9432d05
7a11f9f1e3bd7311
ApplicUnwnt.
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9c76bad678858897
0a1cf18be244bb83
e9ad34fc
e769c58abb1e9a59
cd09cc524b2d62b0
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 93e3d94326799a51
17a33f381ecd6c49
a59d04d4
730b06b5b6b04e6c
f045d20e55a5eae1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 South Africa N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 1:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 27e21ad096db7741
9006c520f9d7ef67
bb504d5d
dba2eab7cfc98191
f5920e855dbd5fd5
No N/A N/A United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable fa9c87054445ed4f
474ce8ac8508cd41
3df2f4ba
6c97f716b05a16ee
1fb44598f226c57a
No 3.10 3.10 10.224.1.116/32
3 N/A Executable c26e5f1d7ccd6f43
fbb804e432afd525
43abdfea
bcc515225dc60a48
d2ee81058feae64c
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 www.errorfatal.org Executable 5e00104818f53838
d66345698729baf9
d5de6b9c
3a1f05ae0e4ec80e
3f11d1d5e563a12a
No 5.0.1.1 Diabolizar
5.0 PRO
United States
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