How to Remove “scalc.exe”

What is scalc.exe?

Originally developed by Apache Software Foundation, scalc.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as LibreOffice Calc and it belongs to LibreOffice. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
scalc.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after scalc.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by scalc.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • scalc.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove scalc.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove scalc.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 February 2018 at 2:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 98696feb7051ba6a
46ee1a1a9a41875c
367ea6a7
6f67942f6e2467fc
a2500a1fdac30a12
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Ireland N/A
2 N/A Executable df9947c234751e11
3523a379d0d8ab87
0d98001b
2cebb76e0d9b3170
22d58c74bb201380
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A 132.157.128.3/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 8f326458a2c6dfd8
153b5092dfd32bca
0f60ef59
9e27138d1b477746
de81ec8b6ed9c4e0
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Portugal N/A
4 OpenOffice.org Executable 4dfd1cd41e78ed94
2291c3dd3d6006c8
98e382f0
b85dbb3e38bd3c46
36f218e7ac153578
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.02.9505 3.02.9505 Armenia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 August 2008 at 6:50 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 64d96131f2fc45ac
7559079c4daccfd6
06990622
71606e2d42ba575d
0c387c6163cb35ed
No N/A N/A United States
2 Apache Software Foundation Executable 84272f8e859f5316
137c0688400cd78e
23a3f820
989444c3fb91712b
862086f448bc1dac
No 4.00.9782 4.00.9782 104.236.253.252/32
3 N/A Non-executable b1b464cd62ce5c78
0fe839a835b19fd4
ad65a82c
75cd7c2aa0111155
bc5a5d2060fa903c
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.149/32
4 The Document Foundation Executable ceada4913dba058f
2248f5d340288026
2b665005
624060971790aa12
b7dcafb02ba8c412
Yes 6.0.0.3 6.0.0.3 10.108.51.140/32
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