How to Remove “sacsess.exe”

What is sacsess.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, sacsess.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Microsoft SAC Service Helper and it belongs to Windows Operating System. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. sacsess.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after sacsess.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by sacsess.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • sacsess.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove sacsess.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove sacsess.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2010 at 1:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f2fdec40426da6af
d25c955d392564c2
5a5561fe
8b3974ab0e6abcb9
7cb6fe7ffa8610c3
Virus.Win32.
Agent.ce0
No 6.0.6001.1
8000
(longhorn_
rtm.080118
-1840)
6.0.6001.1
8000
Canada N/A
2 N/A Executable 10d994aeae7ba22e
a8df7816514f57ba
13377e28
3620bf27c3f84c1d
10fc83fc14449ca7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e04167a9f458dcf1
a730feaaad7c44f6
108e9726
32dc35f04fe03eed
a42922c0010a7fc7
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Taiwan N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5d57c69856a0ce4c
239fc83cc0c118de
11d8250c
474ad631de2334fb
1d5b87a84a65d0fb
Virus.Win32.
Sality.l
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Italy N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 June 2008 at 10:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 066068b2591f05b0
bcb50ce7f09c5263
d0f8074a
9bd2d44c44f5fb1d
10653d86b9858a4e
No 6.0.6001.1
8000
(longhorn_
rtm.080118
-1840)
6.0.6001.1
8000
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 57849a55b9974665
07ae6de91db450d0
aa42a376
cabab4338bcf2cdc
c444de8f338b0411
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 54978a5e5f5ac353
a6452d3f8ad8e516
1f1a5596
654fcadda5aa8b91
4cde0cad1750a4c9
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 27eb00182c46cca8
f4d9e9f82d10fd77
43376184
208828adcf40ada6
5b5134a8a808b5ca
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
10.224.1.55/32
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