How to Remove “sqlbrowser.exe”

What is sqlbrowser.exe?

sqlbrowser.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as SQL Browser Service EXE. It belongs to Microsoft Sql Server, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as sqlbrowser.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with sqlbrowser.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with sqlbrowser.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • sqlbrowser.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible sqlbrowser.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:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove sqlbrowser.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 February 2012 at 6:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 64d0530d3c4364cb
e31c5103963d5679
52fd2c12
19023bdc2893134c
ab5e5f15e8e715e2
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 2007.0100.
1600.022
((SQL_PreR
elease).08
0709-1414
)
10.0.1600.
22
China N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1576d03f5b247546
c50278e0f3dddea3
c50f422c
dc6f06e1a75ea4c4
31b3bf19b5b8e542
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2005.090.3
042.00
9.00.3042.
00
Taiwan N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d6a07dff8309f5dd
e2d5870d2c1f305b
e5b32e39
7799ce948784e060
35bb74ebf55e020f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2005.090.4
035.00
9.00.4035.
00
Thailand N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d72150f8c052e1b2
13dfb85dbe292fe9
4e803675
bf4197492f57406b
1639c9640568362d
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 2009.0100.
1600.01
((KJ_RTM).
100402-154
0 )
10.50.1600
.1
South Africa N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 October 2008 at 6:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable 63c6a19067eb993b
f0d5324f4177cfff
fe9d44c5
1523141b5da6921d
e6aad8ec951cd573
No N/A N/A China
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1fd19b32fe45b910
590c672efb2c8d78
2f549860
d2b096cd2f56fac6
eeeed9a77ddf6dc8
Yes 2005.090.3
042.00
9.00.3042.
00
10.224.1.53/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6efbd77e43cc9e9c
941e85fa845dc685
ea1c4aea
b54b48f6d9242344
0c264e91225c5ff1
Yes 2007.0100.
2531.00
((Katmai_P
CU_Main).0
90329-1015
)
10.0.2531.
0
10.224.1.59/32
4 N/A Executable 82fee09466879117
6756254b7f3e24e5
0a15e3e5
120e7f28a8cdaf05
0bb83fd59e8aec2f
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.57/32
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