How to Remove “sc.exe”

What is sc.exe?


sc.exe is a legitimate process file that is also known as Sound Control. It is developed by SAGA Software company.  It is typically located in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers create files with malicious content and name them after sc.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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


Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with sc.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • sc.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly
If your PC is infected with sc.exe malware, it will invite other malwares to cause more damage to your computer. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible sc.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.
 
How to remove the sc.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 sc.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 January 2019 at 3:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Non-executable 48e5eb5e8477212e
047b9cfc174e1620
08da998d
54defd482aa0b7bb
e36770a5619f4f95
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Egypt N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 99db8378e844474b
4e3617b6f66f3df1
f1848943
082af74e123927dc
ef9f8a692c67f8e6
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
755
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.090206
-1316)
5.1.2600.5
755
156.217.101.221/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e1e4efb75ea640dd
b7547d7d0d0cfc23
f5669260
e459ed4f6c7186c4
a028ef488b07f32a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e4543c26b940bd8c
5b2d535d1308b326
0bcf128b
b15a995946025181
126cfe59db5e7fc1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
755
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.090206
-1316)
5.1.2600.5
755
156.217.101.221/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 April 2008 at 7:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 875637bf4215fe28
5cd227d516fd114d
61675a03
f938c43bd841c439
8e39644faa7d6ff7
No N/A N/A United States
2 SAGA Software Executable 88d49f75f8841f78
cd6ea75c4c3c8008
2b73edba
58b6ff23b65c93ca
0ba555c866d5f0da
No 3.0.508 3.0.508 Romania
3 N/A Executable f7f17f6afba0c979
99616aad6dd56ca7
fbde9836
6aeaae34a82fe8a1
4568798f09f61eb1
No N/A N/A United States
4 SAGA Software Executable 3948b6fd2ae3281a
3c8be224f84d33c5
ac0b8363
9381b737581964cb
7929b07612b8f7a0
No 3.0.508 3.0.508 Romania
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