How to Remove “sgtray.exe”

What is sgtray.exe?

sgtray.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Sonic Update Manager. It belongs to RecordNow Update Manager, developed by Sonic Solutions. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as sgtray.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with sgtray.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with sgtray.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • sgtray.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible sgtray.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

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

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 June 2008 at 9:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sonic Solutions Executable cad1c28f5b83efe7
fa3c41bc259bf1e6
f8ed8339
20fff2e773306c7f
46342cb3e2b3f557
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.01.32a N/A Singapore N/A
2 N/A Executable 82a814d2ba1460c5
447a2b6d3796ddea
ed82c078
7fb27590b6e40f36
9e39fd5eeca0a13d
TrojWare.Win
32.Powp.gen
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 77b4525764d2014b
ea9636731b284fe0
df41325e
3e1dd9be8a4e919b
5b405dccdbacfda8
TrojWare.Win
32.Powp.C
No N/A N/A Ireland N/A
4 Sonic Solutions Executable 5e672c1d21e03695
7a01497c88bef9e0
06ce3edf
8c27de90c03be031
cb16a90d8a19bf27
Virus.Win32.
Virut.AV
No 1.01.11a N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 August 2008 at 10:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sonic Solutions Executable 3207878c0ac7a247
ece788a16eb4a6d1
f59834dd
3c7405fa0160d3f5
b612b8997895fbc8
No 1.01.32a N/A Malawi
2 Ionline Internet Service Provider (PTY) LTD Executable ec7e631fa33b0cb6
3d6681202626fc23
fcfbb7a6
deb4155ef25fad24
7583ab6b6f6e0780
No 3,2,0,0 3.2.0
Service
Provider
Edition
South Africa
3 Tech Strategies, Inc. Executable 8e2b86664b57665c
ea810745345fde9a
a3371008
0adfcd1786a76137
0448fca7e320747d
Yes 4,0,0,0 4.0.0
Service
Provider
Edition
10.224.1.65/32
4 Vembu Technologies Inc. Executable e62c1cc640d2f050
f8ba521a4d869dcd
6b23ff4f
71cb290e0926d6ff
f194c9fd053820bf
Yes 3.0.0 3.0 United States
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