How to Remove “sed.exe”

What is sed.exe?

sed.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Adware.W32.Ezula. It belongs to Adware.W32.Ezula and was developed by Ezula. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.
Cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as sed.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • sed.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 sed.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 sed.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 April 2018 at 8:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 17e023eb4fd49dcd
4167711e145a4b34
b77d84e8
511e48dd1b5c7ec1
81e6319e9ad91857
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 GnuWin32 Executable ab5b87f13303352a
97000a8414bdcafb
08fc099e
b2550a806d3e9aac
93e1fa0960375f76
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.1.5.2738 4.1.5.2738 Turkey N/A
3 N/A Executable 2f7947f0dfde3e73
fd033bd3d275702b
fe15e102
021bde62a697cd75
dc23b55c5f692daa
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
4 N/A Executable e7eefd09413b6f01
66b52a57917df089
15685dbc
66a3fc43341aa986
74a5c4a3c7807226
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 July 2008 at 2:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 9de3a625dc790334
883392ee4350018c
55cff06a
a17fefd10feaf4ed
58bf36d6f413d17d
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable ca86061f34888263
d6c7688f216a6aee
5d8a1167
0b7a01f27e8f64eb
af4b15906cc039d6
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.45/32
3 N/A Executable 99fa2f6a3e3379a3
e39a511453539876
3028a0c8
023b379ec78d1835
00db99fbdd9805cf
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 2d52e56cd887c6dc
96ea0a25b8e26c0f
aaef687a
b5047cdad5ec06c3
9e59fac7fc0a0a14
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.45/32
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