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: 02 February 2018 at 4:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1afc1d4c699a1c1d
6e3ea6f47b8d6a19
fa79af09
cdf558dc89440d8a
faf601501f30b9e1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.242.108.214/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d175f36f201db0f4
38bd835acdaf40b9
598a8303
897cad3d821c4246
09791cc97dc4d90a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
South Africa N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8bb4e9afc5e0c4bf
cc30d68b094bef33
3425a7c7
24646c2a448e090c
a0a3236d1dccf208
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.234.219.31/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 979ad7322a9fd768
055b562580493b65
8e3fcca8
8ff5226204d83861
30d45fd51ae1c9c6
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 January 2009 at 9:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 2c2bb51e53241cdd
20933f99696d7a46
3de62589
bb19a05c6101dec7
c71d88de20d2ef28
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.146/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 01f30dca29a4907d
0b4fad2a99ae59d7
c755e98f
10ef3aa287aa415d
d3fe1e1f21d86ad0
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 25f78dddca6857b8
eb390ffa17bb4a79
1ad66783
bf9f66f17429c9f6
f551c13211e0ed03
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 United States
4 N/A Executable 2c2bb51e53241cdd
20933f99696d7a46
3de62589
bb19a05c6101dec7
c71d88de20d2ef28
No N/A N/A United States
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