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: 27 June 2008 at 9:45 am
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 N/A Executable be06304493e2ccb5
f91d88fba689e968
69888181
9f3eac1346cefa96
aab1bba4bbf41857
Win32.Mkar.E No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 97602d058ebb3fe5
2f8e203e7cae6fa2
300fc709
0916ba682a4a2daa
1280ff926373b319
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.50.4134.
600
5.50.4134.
600
Ukraine N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7080af0f5e019ecf
29ca7a712cb87068
e8afbb49
f33de1530e444758
216b4b6f18139c8a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.00.2919.
6304
5.00.2919.
6304
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 9:46 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e554615b99d69f9d
4d0a284311e36c6f
39e9e332
e7595360f0cad6eb
51b04ee73bd738df
Yes 5.50.4134.
600
5.50.4134.
600
198.20.167.84/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f61a3eb119eef3d0
624c08364ed52696
9824bd66
0611926234021943
aeea310c66541093
Yes 5.00.2919.
6304
5.00.2919.
6304
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e554615b99d69f9d
4d0a284311e36c6f
39e9e332
e7595360f0cad6eb
51b04ee73bd738df
Yes 5.50.4134.
600
5.50.4134.
600
10.224.1.58/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 330f2c8f4cab35e1
e694d4b5fdaaad46
eedd9cc5
45b477b13c35c982
71cb4de8b6e78ec9
No 5.00.2919.
6304
5.00.2919.
6304
Thailand
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