How to Remove “sched.exe”

What is sched.exe?

sched.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Antivirus Scheduler. It belongs to Avira Antivir Personal Edition, developed by Avira GmbH. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as sched.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with sched.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with sched.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • sched.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible sched.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove sched.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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 after the installation gets over.

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove sched.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

0

Malware Entries

No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
9

Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 August 2012 at 12:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable df13a769880940a6
0620d6a277dd462a
5397e68e
fefa9972f4653b2b
5b398bda60f3b47a
Yes 13.6.0.155
0
13.6.0.155
0
China
2 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable cc4f8a19be3da93f
8435658402add5ae
39f7c897
1727589abeb8b701
a61dd71c5c84bd3b
Yes 15.0.33.24 15.0.33.24 Romania
3 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable 778e0d293b79f515
b143eeb0a7dd32fc
c8558a65
fd124eb44c96c393
db7ea3f6ad6b26c0
Yes 12.3.0.15 12.3.0.15 United States
4 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable 8dfbc84df8809a02
380e06a334fe5b35
f7ec1934
30230481e43bc868
dd46b8c045b43b87
Yes 15.0.32.11 15.0.32.11 Romania
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced
Endpoint
Protection

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Free Antivirus protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security