How to Remove “sdraw.exe”

What is sdraw.exe?

Originally developed by OpenOffice.org, sdraw.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as OpenOffice.org Draw and it belongs to OpenOffice.org. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
sdraw.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after sdraw.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by sdraw.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • sdraw.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove sdraw.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove sdraw.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 October 2010 at 5:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable f66f9322b9ab5e2f
911481d2f1b2c324
392cac7c
efd4de4a902a1ed9
618c1e2e26e155ce
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
2 OpenOffice.org Executable e536b4e5dd7a05be
72e6ea0fdb544c20
39244a28
cbcf6c98e395c5de
5fa01719a77a33c7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.Q
No 3.04.9590 3.04.9590 Romania N/A
3 OpenOffice.org Executable b093e59eda712141
9d47de764c61d205
765205a8
02d1762b9bff9981
ab795832ac62be03
Virus.Win32.
Sality.L
No 0.08.122 0.08.122 Indonesia N/A
4 N/A Executable 67d8d0597547c916
5b92a2451f4f212b
693fc27a
1e9f870bb7a56e82
36528a18dd0f5754
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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54

Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 August 2008 at 6:50 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 7a6e38b77cb89211
144bb8f9119c5a78
187fb0ae
73b36c17d5d08878
500a2c4e96752dd7
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.57/32
2 The Document Foundation Executable 3dd1fa0c6fc7f9ca
2f954111a2a95aff
cc0b6e63
8ddb31c9df35efe6
3de26ba4d720861f
No 3.5.0.202 3.5.0.202 10.224.1.65/32
3 OpenOffice.org Executable a398d7bc28e9b960
f321b105de78d32a
9aed5cda
bb358b85f6f98c4f
d99967281c8dd5a8
No 3.02.9498 3.02.9498 United States
4 OpenOffice.org Executable 02c808858fe4c831
5111b5eda4c4c9f9
0488065b
3331abb73c91d17e
a32889f3fa61f750
No 3.02.9476 3.02.9476 104.236.253.252/32
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