How to Remove “sfc.exe”

What is sfc.exe?


sfc.exe is a legitimate process file known as Sourcefire Connector. It is part of the Immunet 3.1 that was developed by Sourcefire Inc. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with malicious codes and name them after sfc.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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


Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with sfc.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • sfc.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly
If your PC is infected with sfc.exe malware, it will invite other malwares to cause more damage to your computer. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible sfc.exe malware attack:
 
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
 
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside the file path C:\Program Files, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.
 
How to remove the sfc.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
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: 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 the sfc.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 02 April 2018 at 10:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 40347d6241377e37
d03b0e3eb5be6b2a
389f577e
eb62d5d07f347a71
46937de14914ddcb
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Italy N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6942d5a167bb237e
0d3b16d846840c18
95ab89f5
c9f6508f55bcf1c9
f02f423aed079962
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.CG
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
3 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 4ea27374a9396243
fa73a41827141acc
7656f9d4
3f84196ff2ef6214
e3bd1094b46e43e8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Ukraine N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 146fdff14a6a61f0
6152dae73718c50a
a12e5ef0
691c00f3f72bf4c3
a5cff5803cd40266
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: 12 February 2014 at 1:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b351728cae37e641
8bd8ec5fb03ad541
520f1825
8dea2f87316b5dcf
4a6776318c308eb7
No 10.0.17763
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17763
.1
China
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 749eced36057bf5a
634de51d851564ff
8f767e87
3d125d96c78313df
019f583084fc2c99
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d6db9dee8ead59c5
546d8fbe8c7528bd
310064f9
227403bc863f9cb9
a707a8ce73b71c9e
No 10.0.17127
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17127
.1
Colombia
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3c567db9d5a8a36a
332f54b0cbdb5aa3
6340cbc6
83b42428fcdd0c63
1fb85cde462f2abd
No 10.0.17666
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17666
.1000
United States
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