How to Remove “spybotsd13.exe”

What is spybotsd13.exe?

Originally developed by Safer Networking Limited, spybotsd13.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Spybot – Search & Destroy Setup and it belongs to Spybot – Search & Destroy Setup. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
spybotsd13.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after spybotsd13.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with spybotsd13.exe malware?

If your system is affected by spybotsd13.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • spybotsd13.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 spybotsd13.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove spybotsd13.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: 02 May 2017 at 9:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Safer Networking Limited Executable cc04a8bf9ec84284
8f0e381fa89af67f
768f129b
8cfb0efc8b7723d9
feda26cc09086d63
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 190.151.168.151/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 June 2008 at 9:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable b536d22e9c904597
621e5d7b576950b3
5f301e0a
N/A No N/A N/A Canada
2 Safer Networking Limited Executable 9f620c00a39e4864
349709800504ae7f
6eaed94b
4ff9c527928f5dfa
25060b06340e5362
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Safer Networking Limited Executable 9f620c00a39e4864
349709800504ae7f
6eaed94b
4ff9c527928f5dfa
25060b06340e5362
No N/A N/A Brazil
4 Safer Networking Limited Executable e888a103f6b992d3
09b2b820bf803e82
d91c7d94
N/A No N/A N/A Macedonia
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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