How to Remove “sqlmangr.exe”

What is sqlmangr.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, sqlmangr.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as SQL Server Service Manager and it belongs to Microsoft SQL Server Desktop. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

sqlmangr.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after sqlmangr.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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

You can either choose to remove sqlmangr.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: 16 August 2008 at 12:57 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable bca071e3079e1bd5
3b46a35b8dd947b5
0d60a1ce
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2000.080.0
194.00
8.00.194 India N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 45c25c9ec422da45
907d024c3fcf27f6
a8235b73
43a0cedb2dd2e605
2f83c6167306fee7
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2000.080.2
039.00
8.00.2039 Indonesia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 162320e184016f45
54c24c69c632d788
38ee3808
5db95bdc58829108
ac6c85cb52719ff7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2000.080.2
039.00
8.00.2039 India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1c1f54c97b11b0e3
490304f102b1d2a2
08020560
c0dc3b572496398f
1ad5c97aace31426
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1998.11.13 7.00.623 Pakistan N/A
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  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
35

Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 June 2008 at 5:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 906ac0d70670e436
768a53b82bcd9c04
ecf1839c
12db41b5dacc834f
32cd10641ee5df5c
No 1998.11.13 7.00.623 104.236.253.252/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 570337be924702c1
d98a09708b767c69
1ef618d6
427fecf113e06487
9a0f9c7d321d908d
No 2000.080.2
039.00
8.00.2039 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 08dafd9bd9ef276b
088894f7f763813a
c9f39976
c00ab4a6a1301e16
95781649c23603c7
No 2000.02.08 7.00.839 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c223bfe43ce207e7
95efba8f408e23ba
4ea2a49c
a6455adf66ee2fdd
53b81aae74f40c4c
No 2000.080.0
760.00
8.00.760 China
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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