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: 08 November 2011 at 6:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 OpenOffice.org Executable ded8d5a981fd9750
f9fdeb01f96d2f25
66a528ad
520ab243bc4529b2
697bc96c2578855d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.02.9498 3.02.9498 Philippines N/A
2 The Document Foundation Executable 154bab1db3b8aad3
092d091e471f7bea
488220a6
68be4585c310db1e
d3c25b644d22bf79
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.5.0.202 3.5.0.202 Russian Federation N/A
3 OpenOffice.org Executable 630a1f12d364dc2d
b45cbe32cb487a2e
023d1388
12b83844b12ad757
fa59c1e5d5d5eb28
Virus.Win32.
Sality.Q
No 1.09.8968 1.09.8968 Russian Federation N/A
4 OpenOffice.org Executable 34d5a423a17e29ae
1f545135c41ba4ac
df79e537
5e9f707253efb50a
630b4240ecfdc10e
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.02.9505 3.02.9505 Armenia N/A
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51

Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 October 2008 at 9:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Apache Software Foundation Executable 6ed96fc30e2a2300
80a96519cd3644d1
837e51b1
d50997e2a5d7cde6
3c5bd511efe05f85
No 4.00.9782 4.00.9782 104.236.253.252/32
2 OpenOffice.org Executable 51635f0680a8b734
2f65c56d9ded199c
6f4e8a6c
63d4b281be7f267c
93f715ea8d692b76
No 3.03.9556 3.03.9556 Philippines
3 The Document Foundation Executable e77452bf2ba7109f
268f5d4639caee20
803152af
e7a0a188aa6aff8f
05a311447c98276b
No 3.5.5.3 3.5.5.3 10.224.1.65/32
4 OpenOffice.org Executable 532fd2127e2cde1d
f9280184a79f041b
7816e913
d56370ed0e0e02d4
4836269ea8348280
No 1.09.8964 1.09.8964 Internal Submission
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