How to Remove “scrcons.exe”

What is scrcons.exe?

scrcons.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as WMI Standard Event Consumer. It belongs to Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as scrcons.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • scrcons.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 scrcons.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.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 October 2011 at 9:43 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9fb376e421718fda
3b75082b2a8ea419
0f8f8ce1
e0959e4a780558be
a0479ffa198e5af3
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d9d5bf210f56a4c5
878e6b053e75334a
fa5edffd
ab4c42b3cde8ae65
3ee62ad699bac4dc
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Italy N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f18634467c401ed7
b78aba3356c37805
43195d4d
9edaf7cc9f833a2e
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Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nepal N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3e95219389728245
aff31338e8865873
3b30f53e
f745631ecddb48c0
b44de772aa04d890
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 August 2008 at 2:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b9f44cd0096d4972
6d85598f87900009
b1b9efd0
0e7bcb183db07dde
6ca7c7d598e66194
No 10.0.14393
.0
(rs1_relea
se.160715-
1616)
10.0.14393
.0
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a083c7ca68ece7fb
1dd64aa996857708
5e621e10
9c96dc9fb4520977
14fb0f97d6d7bef7
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
10.0.17.131/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a083c7ca68ece7fb
1dd64aa996857708
5e621e10
9c96dc9fb4520977
14fb0f97d6d7bef7
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8da8d8c377fba9df
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da6923b0
dd3215dd5745e32c
eb6eca8a5c09c0be
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Canada
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