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 42398e2dc7cfebba
4466cca8a570c197
ddffbdd4
0cd865b0495a2d3b
7ce4181baccc90fc
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
154.118.40.155/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f9fb232df4ef35a6
ac45422e12e2561d
2566ed6a
fe3604441afdc6ad
2ed06bd1ad866cb6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
755
(xpsp_sp3_
gdr.090206
-1234)
5.1.2600.5
755
Egypt N/A
3 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
4 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
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9

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 Microsoft Corporation Executable 34af23607ad5afa9
e61b6a96cec811e6
bdc50b4a
a48b1c06219a01a6
0cd8d4d45440bde9
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 10.108.51.235/32
2 N/A Executable b70114faecf5b354
108ce37c44ba642d
b11e993e
d22391c39b50d523
165c6eca1fb89eb3
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 2c2bb51e53241cdd
20933f99696d7a46
3de62589
bb19a05c6101dec7
c71d88de20d2ef28
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.146/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable feca77ded2c7685f
3df2eba9e0cdfd6f
27e44d50
8123f8331b2418a2
ff593c011f0c823c
No 6.0.6000.1
6386
(vista_rtm
.061101-22
05)
6.0.6000.1
6386
United States
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