How to Remove “scripten.exe”

What is scripten.exe?

scripten.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Self-Extracting Cabinet. It belongs to Windows Operating System and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as scripten.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with scripten.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • scripten.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the scripten.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with scripten.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing scripten.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file
using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 31 March 2012 at 9:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable daf9f781c6f76c21
9324fa6e1ef4e26e
0482b954
74517fbb12bb38ec
b8651fda732a62e0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.T
No 5.50.4134.
600
5.50.4134.
600
176.36.116.99/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 97fd1a44eb5ca159
aa92dae8a2d1a3b1
8e30e9ea
85bdad5fec1136be
caad15fcbe9d82d5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.2.0029.0
(SRV03_QFE
.031113-09
18)
6.2.0029.0 Mexico N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 97b208c7a48fe4c1
32ee324f553da241
528b2705
420a07a1035e3b76
21b70e96bd67af20
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.50.4134.
600
5.50.4134.
600
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2009 at 6:57 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e46c40ecf0832087
976d2258512c638e
6b63abed
ae3e1c5ee037ded3
4006daa885a8d637
Yes 5.50.4134.
600
5.50.4134.
600
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e554615b99d69f9d
4d0a284311e36c6f
39e9e332
e7595360f0cad6eb
51b04ee73bd738df
Yes 5.50.4134.
600
5.50.4134.
600
Romania
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e554615b99d69f9d
4d0a284311e36c6f
39e9e332
e7595360f0cad6eb
51b04ee73bd738df
Yes 5.50.4134.
600
5.50.4134.
600
198.20.167.84/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e46c40ecf0832087
976d2258512c638e
6b63abed
ae3e1c5ee037ded3
4006daa885a8d637
Yes 5.50.4134.
600
5.50.4134.
600
10.224.1.115/32
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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