How to Remove “scktsrvr.exe”

What is scktsrvr.exe?

Originally developed by Borland Software Corporation, scktsrvr.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Borland Socket Server and it belongs to Borland Socket Server. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.
scktsrvr.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after scktsrvr.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • scktsrvr.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:\Windows\System32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

You can either choose to remove scktsrvr.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 March 2012 at 6:13 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Borland Software Corporation Executable 8d534d3f4b8600a6
6472d62822752396
3edb307a
8231794a3fa03db6
381f3a870cf24828
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 6.0.6.164 6.0 Brazil N/A
2 Borland Software Corporation Executable b55ed5e0e58db095
56bcfd7d9d9e00f9
36a4a7d7
f53facfc0895d860
fb86fd55667e079c
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 6.0.6.163 6.0 Brazil N/A
3 Borland Software Corporation Executable 910fba4a6b831242
cf26ffa64da08f18
33cc2adf
2937224f04a91025
74f7a155029ecfee
Unclassified
Malware
No 7.0.4.453 7.0 Internal Submission N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
18

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 10:45 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 64f5c94c8fd86d2f
a4f8b0838d88e850
0bb0d2d0
4f6fafbd2fe6e7c9
c409acbffbb64004
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Borland Software Corporation Executable adbf2bd2ec78de7d
a787501239b345c3
9debb566
9f83e28b1ba9df7b
8fa1c5ba33a51549
No 7.0.4.453 7.0 Internal Submission
3 Borland Software Corporation Executable 22809f84674d58c5
bc6e5b2599eeb2d8
6ac6b2f3
3f94612922456e26
3dbfd46044ecf7a6
No 7.0.4.453 7.0 Russian Federation
4 Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. Executable 363c31b955c1082a
9533c05ca60bbe2b
f0de4b9f
5ce47ec8fd48f88b
f0269a1f1cb0b78d
No 16.0.4276.
44006
16.0 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 

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