How to Remove “sload_2.exe”

What is sload_2.exe?

sload_2.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as sload_2.exe. It belongs to InstallShield and was developed by InstallShield Software Corp. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.
Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name them as sload_2.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with sload_2.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 sload_2.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • sload_2.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 sload_2.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 sload_2.exe malware.

How to remove sload_2.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing sload_2.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 sload_2.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 02 July 2008 at 8:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 InstallShield Software Corp. Executable 88a17ac0dd74375d
ae4c44d3b671d938
c28cc8c0
455d04eca3e50a13
77570bd1388a7acc
No 7.04.262 7.04 Hungary
2 Macrovision Corporation Executable 60e1abf3b2465358
344810c38179629b
7093dfbb
N/A No 12.0.49974 12.0 Ireland
3 InstallShield Software Corp. Executable fea22a5d451f1c2d
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N/A No 8.01.160 8.01 Russian Federation
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