How to Remove “sdiff.exe”

What is sdiff.exe?

sdiff.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Sdiff Utility. It belongs to Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 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 sdiff.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with sdiff.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 sdiff.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • sdiff.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 sdiff.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 sdiff.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing sdiff.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 sdiff.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 April 2018 at 8:27 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A China N/A
2 N/A Executable a566fab8762e3575
b3e32b05f0711afd
a2444f03
df39b3832b4d49d6
42e36c0869675f2c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
3 N/A Executable 7222ef05e86a5344
57f9a6e6ae9a2924
dc31af96
9b7192a71a45d79b
cdbe713a29963c2e
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 July 2008 at 11:34 am
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Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 32ce9ca491b3f285
f7a3da7b588765fc
7dfa7766
8789a2a7e5951b5e
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No N/A N/A Romania
2 N/A Executable 2d85b1f429872ecf
123e80ee0afcff28
e2a4f20d
df7542540f3fff0e
70d2d99b68469e2b
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Executable a08018456bbb4d44
009300ba7878fe95
6d776337
ddca0813aa5eca5d
d9176395935ad6af
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 6586a5dadab24cce
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bec7f37ef5e6da8c
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No N/A N/A United States
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