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

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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 d6a07dff8309f5dd
e2d5870d2c1f305b
e5b32e39
7799ce948784e060
35bb74ebf55e020f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2005.090.4
035.00
9.00.4035.
00
Thailand N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4f3c4cb2483951f4
5c3a24d76f02161a
84b5279b
00ff9bb6307f75ed
b113911387dad874
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b3
Yes 2005.090.3
042.00
9.00.3042.
00
United Kingdom N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f205f7dc9898b811
6b18d42b0f3f973d
ee23adf2
779736d4eb5054f3
98390685dc779832
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2005.090.1
399.00
9.00.1399.
06
Brazil 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 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1fd19b32fe45b910
590c672efb2c8d78
2f549860
d2b096cd2f56fac6
eeeed9a77ddf6dc8
Yes 2005.090.3
042.00
9.00.3042.
00
Internal Submission
2 N/A Non-executable 63c6a19067eb993b
f0d5324f4177cfff
fe9d44c5
1523141b5da6921d
e6aad8ec951cd573
No N/A N/A China
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 Microsoft Corporation Executable b19a2226c17bbec6
635c232eecf0fee2
c0c43045
3612108d36ea74f6
f9fc5005e88e353b
Yes 2005.090.1
399.00
9.00.1399.
06
10.0.17.146/32
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