How to Remove “sdntrun.exe”

What is sdntrun.exe?

sdntrun.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Symantec Corporation. This process is known as NSC Norton SpeedDisk Launch Applet and it belongs to Norton System Center. It is commonly stored in C:\Documents and Settings\All Users. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of sdntrun.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by sdntrun.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 sdntrun.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Documents and Settings\All Users, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from sdntrun.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the sdntrun.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 4: Restart your PC.

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Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with sdntrun.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 April 2009 at 3:50 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0a6c8b489ddc22fe
375711907caff7cd
b50593e9
1896689f0565d91c
b13a76f5d2c5c531
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 8243d2a31efa7bb5
04b5a25ae000acfd
b14f4759
b707c6eb2a679233
701c6d4b4473a4f3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.10 3.10.0.0 Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 9:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable ca76be43f62b45b7
98e0ccdf9e934ad1
4e026770
2a4b477e26623fe8
c11839cc3e29a2da
Yes 3.10 3.10.0.0 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 2b84d29ab7db03ab
054470066b93f44e
adc35f02
92de907eecd3da5a
da0a94f908c5a898
No N/A N/A Puerto Rico
3 Symantec Corporation Executable af19ac654d6ee722
f8dcc75f19ecb20d
ea026baf
a110ba1ff1ac5cb9
5446dcb2daba6957
No 3.10 3.10.0.0 Germany
4 Symantec Corporation Executable bf96e5109dceaead
4cbcbb4853fe8324
9272666f
N/A No 3.10 3.10.0.0 Hong Kong
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