How to Remove “sol.exe”

What is sol.exe?


sol.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Solitaire Game Applet. It belongs to Windows Operating System which was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.
Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after sol.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

 
Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with sol.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • sol.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly
If your PC is infected with sol.exe malware, it will invite other malwares to cause more damage to your computer. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible sol.exe malware attack:
 
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
 
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.
 
How to remove the sol.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 sol.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 October 2011 at 7:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d90b93fa5d826fed
4eb1d72b09f576d5
623bb790
50d523b7f31dc750
d7640c847c3b9cd9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5ffb48167566a993
6d5c4d5cc901340e
734e17c9
a88f65c95f1ee898
8d0f7c6dd788a209
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 India N/A
3 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 1259b15dc4a398d9
01bc5a6bc81f23a7
bb4297e4
617839dd39db0d94
664d59f897e2b07f
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.nw
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Russian Federation N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 27d127ba4372d5a5
2b953ab8eeb091b4
b75dc508
3fcfdf63e741d789
ec4153d45a2fe8a0
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Pakistan N/A
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15

Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 November 2008 at 3:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 7e75368d9ca2f410
ff0385af24a22b72
d38e8a65
766b5646e3615cec
48882d748b451607
No N/A N/A 10.100.19.18/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 77d82b44be3920f6
5b3af27859b50f02
3b4332a0
cd29a9f241d16ba0
ad6879ec2f1746f5
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 685dd990ce0414bb
7ba5b42fab9497ea
8e4cee2b
bb7b8fb1f13b2b37
369e9499ac215376
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.194/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3d555f158f8e0f6e
190d4bb296fb1b4d
df51548f
64c02997188c514a
1081494322afac30
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Costa Rica
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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