How to Remove “sherlock.exe”

What is sherlock.exe?

sherlock.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Wells Fargo Bank. This process is known as Sherolck.exe and it belongs to WFB-Sherlock. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after sherlock.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with sherlock.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:
1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the sherlock.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove sherlock.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove sherlock.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove sherlock.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 March 2009 at 6:15 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
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Parite.gen
No N/A N/A Bulgaria N/A
2 N/A Executable f21e0597faac94f4
4b2d81f0c36fbdca
2c2fb4f8
fefd6aeeb1c85469
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Kazakhstan N/A
3 N/A Executable dcbab4143a36d549
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42d8452f
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MalCrypt.Ind
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No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 June 2008 at 3:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 5fbcc186fe541ee2
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2b75cd38
63581323eda7aa3f
3efc96ca0788ace9
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable a6208487d5b7bde4
59626dcb6c939913
99235a94
N/A No N/A N/A Vietnam
3 N/A Executable 665480e8fa80317f
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4d4dce63
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No N/A N/A Italy
4 N/A Executable 93ed43f4d2cedb76
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No N/A N/A United States
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