How to Remove “sdcheck.exe”

What is sdcheck.exe?

sdcheck.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as NT5D5 and it belongs to Windows Operating System. You can locate the file in C:\Windows\System32.
The virus is created by malware authors and is named after sdcheck.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with sdcheck.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the sdcheck.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove sdcheck.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove sdcheck.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

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Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove sdcheck.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 November 2010 at 2:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e121b2540c77f7ea
feef4205084b2437
af5412e4
aa40bbae1c57ee34
c3696a1c4e110251
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 Brazil N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f59aeac1c73ce0dd
4091e96065df5d0f
5a38543d
dedafc1314b51778
95415bf8dfe29524
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 September 2008 at 3:18 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4f731a4a21be6a4d
39782f169d3052c2
9fe6b355
aca16c39dc4d4952
49d5c3ac80535bdb
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b586b708ea4af1ba
1c7e880193934d64
f22e7153
19c16f2bd2bf1ee7
10ed9a57ac6eafc4
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Executable 09607673c39eb881
3b3119c7afadf2d2
74a23cb1
ba84299faa7a0c45
18012ad5e8e81880
No N/A N/A United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b586b708ea4af1ba
1c7e880193934d64
f22e7153
19c16f2bd2bf1ee7
10ed9a57ac6eafc4
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 Internal Submission
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