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: 20 October 2009 at 3:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 9d3454f4ba8ae55c
2bc363f29b6e2959
763b4568
6293c17dd6bbbf46
380297a6785c1658
Virus.Win32.
Small.l0
No N/A N/A Zambia N/A
2 N/A Executable 41e8df38e8163959
d6e07d91319f8ad4
c41df898
2bd7383448ea1747
34f11e4b8d54bc2f
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable ad44bbab810f1733
358f56a86a140a6a
a823b6c9
883b9d2b72754e79
06658b3da0a77d22
TrojWare.Win
32.Pincav.Ge
n
No N/A N/A Philippines N/A
4 N/A Executable 81fa5e22f109650b
23e3fe947727ed2a
e9ed6046
210ce1b745ffe206
665468148481aaac
Heur.Suspici
ous
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
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54

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 Non-executable b1b464cd62ce5c78
0fe839a835b19fd4
ad65a82c
75cd7c2aa0111155
bc5a5d2060fa903c
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
2 The Document Foundation Executable c7270d58259579d6
2b2e87e9e8e82766
a3511d91
f68ec9b1d093812b
d7f44fcbebf14d9d
No 3.5.4.2 3.5.4.2 Internal Submission
3 The Document Foundation Executable 9bc6f48f06ba184f
e47dc67c7b0bd361
3dc3506a
a666c37d3c4ed8bb
2b3a28f135d83b84
No 3.03.401 3.03.401 10.224.1.55/32
4 N/A Executable 6a07e460d6286670
92e5fb8955b3614f
6756281b
84ebb1286f3352d7
8d1d8c18b113d541
No N/A N/A Czech Republic
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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