How to Remove “spcheck.exe”

What is spcheck.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, spcheck.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as ServicePack Level Giagnostic Tool and it belongs to Windows Operating System. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

spcheck.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after spcheck.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by spcheck.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • spcheck.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove spcheck.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove spcheck.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 July 2017 at 11:50 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 21cfd42122a4e8b5
41498387c4822f3c
a5c376c0
1264f71ad81a9540
52a2a0a0734bafb7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 September 2008 at 10:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 13a8b883c4a55b31
f8a5951fd83f6436
6c06a1aa
1fa2be5ba42b1d74
53adb1bf03e92538
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c42c108f2c2efd05
b19a358ff69b5a7b
36221aee
79741bda911a4e82
296df10dab7cad41
No 5.2.3718.0
(dnsrv.021
114-1947)
5.2.3718.0 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 13a8b883c4a55b31
f8a5951fd83f6436
6c06a1aa
1fa2be5ba42b1d74
53adb1bf03e92538
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 13a8b883c4a55b31
f8a5951fd83f6436
6c06a1aa
1fa2be5ba42b1d74
53adb1bf03e92538
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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