How to Remove “sqladhlp.exe”

What is sqladhlp.exe?

sqladhlp.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Microsoft SQL Server Active Directory Helper Service. It belongs to Microsoft SQL Server and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as sqladhlp.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with sqladhlp.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 sqladhlp.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • sqladhlp.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 sqladhlp.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 sqladhlp.exe malware.

How to remove sqladhlp.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing sqladhlp.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 sqladhlp.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2008 at 5:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable bb2e314905cce6bb
a90bacb5a9873ce4
4a84300b
9321a3a57f5fbda2
6b05d8615178ee9d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2000.080.0
194.00
8.00.194 Brazil N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 05c4bbd6452606be
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281abd39
2267b5911c276cc8
16beace7aed927a2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2000.080.0
194.00
8.00.194 Brazil N/A
3 N/A Executable 7d4f707db09f9f87
595877374d6eeda1
a0d1ed8a
bc19fcbe5c6dab3c
4578ae73d5d1eed7
Win32.Viking
.CA~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 179.110.109.240/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e38b7c5484edfb8b
35048e89ee6e9ed5
ab9d7447
13fdd1944d3f6b52
c58a93db18629ab4
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2000.080.0
194.00
8.00.194 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 July 2008 at 12:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5a70af15b848701f
7fdab297f3d16781
a4a8e4be
1d1b22613eab9287
af902398867bc93c
No 2000.080.2
039.00
8.00.2039 10.224.1.58/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d4d6ee090bcd89a8
5fca5ca93a0d1986
acfde6d9
04ef36eaf5c4dbce
424d81b76f1e9231
Yes 2009.0100.
1600.01
((KJ_RTM).
100402-153
9 )
10.50.1600
.1
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f3030d8069a0214b
7b59579df92be984
1ba39268
7a2a8c975356858e
b38466a6b1592e8d
Yes 2007.0100.
1600.022
((SQL_PreR
elease).08
0709-1414
)
10.0.1600.
22
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a03b45b19193de99
4da5e1bcb7bd57c4
29cf65e4
cb7524c21727404b
d3140dca32deb7de
No 2000.080.0
760.00
8.00.760 10.224.1.55/32
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