How to Remove “smc.exe”

What is smc.exe?


smc.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Sygate Agent Firewall and belongs to Sygate Security Agent and Personal Firewall and developed by Sygate Technologies.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write the different types of malicious programs and name it as smc.exe to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

 
Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with smc.exe malware
  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the smc.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites the other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private information
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When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the smc.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program files then the system is not affected by smc.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by smc.exe malware.
 
How to remove the smc.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
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: 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 the smc.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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First Seen: 16 October 2008 at 5:46 am
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