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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First Seen: 17 April 2008 at 7:28 pm
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1 N/A Executable af2947ebc4a1bd96
c023e851db1c5d4c
14d69f92
168d5c478dcf4cc4
1b6db402a5baa08b
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b934c577cf540e65
d8c741014c497ca0
9ac3cd80
4fa8e2bbb8e17620
50ddd0b03c3f0a5a
No 5.00.1932.
1
5.00.1932.
1
United States
3 N/A Executable ae318f6d215d85c9
7f04089d2cc09ec8
4d90abba
792a4efaf68e5d97
4b40fb7cc359edf8
Yes N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3b4182531777c1a0
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e3dbe2fd
4563a5dc09a73778
c6ab774374de8032
No 5.1.2600.0
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010817-114
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5.1.2600.0 United States
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