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 Apache Software Foundation Executable 22a4acb2d2760d4b
d7904869a02de69b
2c6e495e
39f713629258dab8
32f814a7bb145195
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4.00.9788 4.00.9788 103.255.5.39/32 N/A
2 OpenOffice.org Executable 34d5a423a17e29ae
1f545135c41ba4ac
df79e537
5e9f707253efb50a
630b4240ecfdc10e
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.02.9505 3.02.9505 Armenia N/A
3 N/A Executable 76db88df1c559e4a
ccb2cc0488571349
98975422
d7e4fc4802d3011a
5e722af7cf0776dc
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 176.207.253.115/32 N/A
4 OpenOffice.org Executable 078c057cbc645322
562f726890d99903
db0443fd
72fd3ce34443da04
b03af71eb951ef29
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.09.9027 1.09.9027 Venezuela N/A
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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 The Document Foundation Executable 3be7d491a08ece08
ed4bea08a37812b8
e597e8d5
381621a6f89d85d5
c0c74f74f6ca35cd
Yes 5.3.0.3 5.3.0.3 United States
3 The Document Foundation Executable 32baaa4c7fa315e8
c38fc37d773503bf
bcedbb10
14f62bbce75bb0d9
9367c3e45abf97cb
Yes 4.4.5.2 4.4.5.2 10.224.25.45/32
4 The Document Foundation Executable 24b88cb26d3a0550
75528540a5755036
1ea6a4b1
275b597b1c951d90
77f5fc7f07215c84
Yes 5.4.0.3 5.4.0.3 United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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