How to Remove “reader_sl.exe”

What is reader_sl.exe?


reader_sl.exe is a legitimate file from Adobe Acrobat. Its popular process is known as Adobe Acrobat SpeedLauncher. By default, it is located in C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\ in a PC. Malware programmers create files with malicious content and name them after reader_sl.exe to spread virus on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

 
If your PC is infected with reader_sl.exe, you will either have your internet browser redirecting you involuntarily to irrelevant websites, or you will notice reader_sl.exe using too much CPU space. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible reader_sl.exe malware attack:
 
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
 
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside the file path C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\Reader\, then you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.
 
How to remove the reader_sl.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
 
Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
 
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 the reader_sl.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 March 2015 at 3:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 2759e4028ad4ad73
bc0bc8199547aaeb
03013db8
a204ebe7c795a717
abd7d8e28a388c9d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.0.0.396 10.0.0.396 Venezuela N/A
2 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 7fde0feaba0a6f3b
df29dd6e573a0be8
a961cb77
268533264e41d202
776229879b8f9847
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.1.0.2009
022700
9.1.0.2009
022700
169.159.99.9/32 N/A
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 46ada6d92e709ea7
72b202337c819aec
9db2eae2
51838bcef60b4b74
9ba1f5de4b136493
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.0.2008
061200
9.0.0.2008
061200
37.228.226.223/32 N/A
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable e302965ba8b08464
38705690561faf01
1e2e0a2a
167d9fe2ede9e57b
d386bf5de26130e5
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
Yes 11.0.07.79 11.0.07.79 Malaysia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 August 2008 at 3:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable f6211cd840f5fd0d
1e20ef0a551c5730
1c1a9fc3
1f26998d0a5c9b6b
c855932abde8d4bd
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Non-executable ba86c47375806e39
4a9fa30d61c5f3fd
82ef5dac
ab317649025cf0b7
62b59e3a3466fc6f
No N/A N/A United States
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable c0a175a861d6281d
5b6959eb5f0952fa
c242aa3b
e595f220ed529885
d8bc0ef42e455e4d
Yes 10.1.0.534 10.1.0.534 198.20.167.84/32
4 N/A Non-executable 9a6a9dea70ada412
8ed1d604a26044cd
721cbaef
f613e1ef6b9fd864
e1a3d0f69d30ff83
No N/A N/A 10.100.19.19/32
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