How to Remove “sbrowser.exe”

What is sbrowser.exe?

sbrowser.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as FlashPeak SlimBrowser. It belongs to SlimBrowser and was developed by FlashPeak. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as sbrowser.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with sbrowser.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 sbrowser.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • sbrowser.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 sbrowser.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then it is likely that the system is affected with sbrowser.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing sbrowser.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: 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: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 sbrowser.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 January 2012 at 3:45 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 FlashPeak, Inc. Executable fa8381197f8cceff
963c231d80c3d42b
49f05c90
c031a0a316d214b7
3b6cd4fa89f1d89a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.00.144 5.00.144 India N/A
2 FlashPeak, Inc. Executable fac4f50a389a7f16
d5791b35fdc0e0bf
a18ad246
2c0629588598ec80
0b9424db7f65d3b1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 4.12 4.12 Saudi Arabia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 August 2008 at 9:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable a2eaededea43d3da
cb02827698391f00
35a5c6a4
84ac5e2561d66564
3b2cd46a6837648f
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 FlashPeak, Inc. Executable d86474d5b138ae2a
475a8980233ec4c7
8a1eb2c3
3631c81c93fe0800
f04f9cda7f1ebda3
No 4.11 4.11 United States
3 FlashPeak, Inc. Executable 1a61a7df04e0133c
66b6412c602e92c3
a0f3adbd
680edbc0d2142702
a332a3c2d3415823
No 4.12 4.12 10.224.1.117/32
4 FlashPeak, Inc. Executable 52405c842dbfb320
10ef73fc84055196
749da295
55be8add7a1b4a31
10bbce406e974a9d
Yes 5.01.039 5.01.039 United States
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