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?

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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 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 77b4525764d2014b
ea9636731b284fe0
df41325e
3e1dd9be8a4e919b
5b405dccdbacfda8
TrojWare.Win
32.Powp.C
No N/A N/A Ireland N/A
3 Sonic Solutions Executable 76bbcb7d2c8f9d3e
ecd9fb4e2776becc
ae258754
83d05063f5e8e275
6a30a6a626ce14b7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.01.33b N/A United States N/A
4 Sonic Solutions Executable c027e411e732358c
86a3e2261312d1d8
63f1f440
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 1.01.33b N/A Fiji 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 e5825420fbd816c9
b637de23ebb99be0
a7170322
52b80c30225de81d
7ac989dfe7311877
No 1.01.33b N/A 37.189.164.195/32
2 Sonic Solutions Executable e5825420fbd816c9
b637de23ebb99be0
a7170322
52b80c30225de81d
7ac989dfe7311877
No 1.01.33b N/A Philippines
3 VERITAS Software, Inc. Executable 24e5273d8377c4e9
7184ce5ce733a892
05311af4
33d18d25af83df30
2a6e66ab781c4ccf
No 1.01.01a N/A Canada
4 VERITAS Software, Inc. Executable 24e5273d8377c4e9
7184ce5ce733a892
05311af4
33d18d25af83df30
2a6e66ab781c4ccf
No 1.01.01a N/A United States
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