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!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 November 2018 at 5:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 AVAST Software Executable 72f77ce25e6e11be
7bab56dda17a5f28
0c1c3ab5
78513f3828d712c6
4d96fe676f013551
Virus.Win32.
MadAngel.n
Yes 18.7.4041.
0
18.7.4041.
0
103.251.59.212/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable a0c88a99ded9df8c
67c2a10e59dd3137
263ccf70
25175b36f3cc9740
65e2077582d9b878
N/A No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2009 at 9:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Avira GmbH Executable 2a46290bd18fd65e
9f43c8de1aacfda9
d1c644f7
9015bc03f6294052
7ec92d45ee89e46f
No 9.00.00.09 9.00.00.09 United States
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 7e7435ad63ad2b39
dea3e192c043c04a
d1d7d6d5
15f0c79771d74387
81396accd8a686e5
Yes 15.0.34.12 15.0.34.12 Romania
4 Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG Executable 6a154d02462eadb8
b46dccee71d43b91
1d6cef88
5cbc24e7140ea92c
78332a20a126f3b3
Yes 15.0.34.21 15.0.34.21 10.0.17.142/32
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