How to Remove “od.exe”

od.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as SFU od utility. It belongs to Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX  and was developed by Microsoft corportation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as od.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with od.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • od.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the od.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with od.exe malware.

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

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

Step 2: Check on the “Do not detect new networks again” option when Comodo Internet Security internal firewall activates the network detection process.

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 od.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 July 2011 at 7:29 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 892fa6de05052c94
e32db29622b06d27
cb4c78da
1befc5d2d1a73313
5ef4e95ec5af3963
TrojWare.Win
32.Barys.24
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 rfdQpmIfDJFQTj Executable a8cb518c521981a6
016e167da321b4e6
d4edd2f7
2b463899bbb6ba0c
443dd3110228fdd4
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 September 2008 at 4:28 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 8bcfdd35fa7dbc82
8ab9893485e2ccda
9308f92b
3573932a4ae22970
1b1f753b4d50da90
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
2 N/A Executable 98660eec4a081e74
fa6135e6ccf6b7cd
d936efef
a1d1e59c200ade2f
5fbdbdb3cf514eb6
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
3 N/A Executable 5dbf47fa10c33b57
b114946808fbd98a
4e2a3b8c
07d79d0375e45b68
b12eee14cbea7ba2
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 502a35377ef3df71
90de0e1139ea2da2
af7b2de1
98eb6c4491584347
c66bae651538414b
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.57/32
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