How to Remove “sqlexpr32.exe”

What is sqlexpr32.exe?

sqlexpr32.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Microsoft SQL 2005 Server Express Edition and it belongs to Microsoft SQL 2005 Server Express Edition. It is commonly stored in  C:\Windows\system32.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of sqlexpr32.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by sqlexpr32.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.
To further establish the infection of malware, 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 sqlexpr32.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\system32, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from sqlexpr32.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the sqlexpr32.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with sqlexpr32.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove sqlexpr32.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 November 2010 at 7:14 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d67054df8de0d585
575ca37e914048ad
7aa8b101
02b0a3c3d2bd373e
8207755a32e0a806
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 9.00.3042.
00
9.00.3042.
00
Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 July 2009 at 1:16 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 80c387c643571356
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df0bdf4b
cc50972311e47c21
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Yes 9.00.3042.
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9.00.3042.
00
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2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 80c387c643571356
b9ff3546353b3f2e
df0bdf4b
cc50972311e47c21
66b3feec0675211f
Yes 9.00.3042.
00
9.00.3042.
00
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 80c387c643571356
b9ff3546353b3f2e
df0bdf4b
cc50972311e47c21
66b3feec0675211f
Yes 9.00.3042.
00
9.00.3042.
00
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 56d9b2b40eb9f4b3
41b19a0bcbcad982
a25d65ff
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0322882b66524906
Yes 9.00.1399.
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