How to Remove “slsk.exe”

What is slsk.exe?

slsk.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Unknown. This process is known as SoulSeek and it belongs to UI4 Application. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of slsk.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by slsk.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 slsk.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from slsk.exe malware?
Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the slsk.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with slsk.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 April 2009 at 10:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable c6896f10d5fca74c
acd1c2abb1a9400e
5d7e0c7c
735fef8cbe486463
6ac3da4f60ad527e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 0.3.4 1, 0, 0, 1 Brazil N/A
2 N/A Executable 9788c667626d8ca4
dae5bb30c8298220
5a3dd5fa
189d81a67297e224
ea01a2d74fc1b6cb
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 0.3.4 1, 0, 0, 1 Poland N/A
3 N/A Executable 5ee261e31895fd1b
40e145914d49ff6c
c1de00e1
ff5572696cb05bdb
17ea48cbd92e0a99
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Spain N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 August 2008 at 7:08 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 12294173002ba47d
7dbf68f3b035eb47
3060a59d
7c2baa3470927605
6e60af899313aa3a
No 0.3.4 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 20389840af0c2720
246bd4ba7f1971d7
d614a80d
6c6a488200e0b7ba
89ee18d31c2979c9
No 0.3.4 1, 0, 0, 1 Lithuania
3 N/A Executable b1bc9be5fd05ae47
75506d3f303f1800
2181c862
2e3cd4eb4a06ed47
249d34e2e80eb4ef
No 0.3.4 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 9cb4f7c74a126fb2
e9d19430511f7574
b9748030
8e5300022c775058
624f0db2355d1732
No 0.3.4 1, 0, 0, 1 10.224.1.65/32
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