How to Remove “soffice.exe”

What is soffice.exe?

soffice.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as OpenOffice.org. It belongs to IBM Lotos Symphony and was developed by OpenOffice.org. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as soffice.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • soffice.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 soffice.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with soffice.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 December 2009 at 1:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 OpenOffice.org Executable 630a1f12d364dc2d
b45cbe32cb487a2e
023d1388
12b83844b12ad757
fa59c1e5d5d5eb28
Virus.Win32.
Sality.Q
No 1.09.8968 1.09.8968 Russian Federation N/A
2 OpenOffice.org Executable 569a31dbe3158295
6d5c8d545b5a9456
ee8db3e0
61109045815728a7
20bb8cb8fb072add
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.03.9556 3.03.9556 India N/A
3 N/A Executable 031070a35778ba58
f521b5ba5761fb7b
a2be25b7
1677395146f2dcb6
275d57cefc16e7c6
Backdoor.Win
32.Poison.~A
B
No N/A N/A Italy N/A
4 EducOOo Executable 60a7920e84350984
2c9da6893f5e26f7
282f293a
fff70c47f614b3bb
ef817666b5f5f3a6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.L
No 0.08.122 0.08.122 Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 June 2008 at 9:00 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 OpenOffice.org Executable 12c4d761f002b48f
4cba9e42e6c10eda
4e6c32d8
1be8133bb15f2ab2
1889fa10e3af945b
No 3.02.9483 3.02.9483 Czech Republic
2 OpenOffice.org Executable 15e5ee0660b23243
cd6670f5faa7fa48
92b78a61
11e8d8272fdbe213
ade3dad91427ce35
No 3.03.9556 3.03.9556 Australia
3 OpenOffice.org Executable bb33fe19973a985a
c4bf7d56b501c9f3
8a85f6ac
23e724a8a9ca341e
71b1921cceb01a87
No 1.09.9153 1.09.9153 Brazil
4 The Document Foundation Executable 3be7d491a08ece08
ed4bea08a37812b8
e597e8d5
381621a6f89d85d5
c0c74f74f6ca35cd
Yes 5.3.0.3 5.3.0.3 United States
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