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: 10 October 2008 at 3:46 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 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b6c4a8615ead6b61
83b38c4a699929c0
7fd63564
406e731dd1d59b31
4df06eea76ac1ed1
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable c36d7cc5ff4e7b9e
c0e0be8b79c9c123
07c2eb17
91e6da43411b65ff
2919c1963d091455
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Banke
r.Gen
No 2.2.1.33 1.0.0.0 Brazil N/A
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39

Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 June 2008 at 7:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable a771896d3b01a287
5d524d52fb4ad9f5
dea338ae
13f2158e77e86584
e0e3b641b7e42fb8
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Russian Federation
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 01314a3c8a581bb2
05cbf34318f370ce
6f5b84bd
e22a4b36d1b8917f
e69b2449a95669fe
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Czech Republic
3 N/A Executable 7e75368d9ca2f410
ff0385af24a22b72
d38e8a65
766b5646e3615cec
48882d748b451607
No N/A N/A 10.100.19.18/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 77d82b44be3920f6
5b3af27859b50f02
3b4332a0
cd29a9f241d16ba0
ad6879ec2f1746f5
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
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