How to Remove “scardsvr.exe”

What is scardsvr.exe?

scardsvr.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Smart Card Resource and it belongs to Windows Operating System. You can locate the file in C:\Windows\System32. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after scardsvr.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with scardsvr.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the scardsvr.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove scardsvr.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove scardsvr.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove scardsvr.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 October 2011 at 7:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1302ab05f43e3387
f77ba37c1d1cd7a0
c9cfee5d
319587da9a6ebc3a
8fac945ecc1b978a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2113)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 11dbd7731de3cf7c
bb1f7d605c500ab9
458870a2
2b2075f01694e7ed
9eb052d2da80fef1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2113)
5.1.2600.5
512
156.198.246.197/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable feb85e637a5668ba
ca52bc943d3ad813
8f1f803c
18a7824944a237a8
a355a76068007889
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2113)
5.1.2600.5
512
156.216.110.238/32 N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable ecba2f09e94b9a36
b0a7b90bf3b55218
ca4b5f17
1eb5fce9a34dd1f4
df54d5278e988967
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
5.227.231.168/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 July 2008 at 12:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 22d535661560e25e
6e152a04e4ee68a6
519f2b04
21e55f5e6d0a1d56
bfa0fa9a576b8719
No 5.00.1708.
1
5.00.1708.
1
10.224.1.63/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3d17fbf41ea15483
310ce202ba9fab55
6f09e163
aea3395a84adc2fd
b22aaf597760af5f
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2113)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 401be47488037edb
24946bbdbdbdd5bb
42be637f
afb84974588dbf6a
38e5c4b7777b47c9
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2113)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 22d535661560e25e
6e152a04e4ee68a6
519f2b04
21e55f5e6d0a1d56
bfa0fa9a576b8719
No 5.00.1708.
1
5.00.1708.
1
10.0.17.149/32
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