How to Remove “sqlmon.exe”

What is sqlmon.exe?

Originally developed by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc., sqlmon.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Embarcadero SQL Monitor.  and it belongs to SQL Monitor . It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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

You can either choose to remove sqlmon.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: 05 November 2009 at 3:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. Executable dccd85476cbfce2c
1b4e3d8449e91dee
b350e43b
1062f4f3086713cf
cd3940a8d8fd6b26
Unclassified
Malware
No 16.0.4316.
44803
16.0 Russian Federation N/A
2 Borland Software Corporation Executable 5e4e68ed4f4d6645
89e5a46fc0d5a389
cae1b093
1c8f6268a8c748e9
cbcd792bd9563c00
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.0.10.157 6.0 China N/A
3 Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. Executable dccd85476cbfce2c
1b4e3d8449e91dee
b350e43b
1062f4f3086713cf
cd3940a8d8fd6b26
Unclassified
Malware
No 16.0.4316.
44803
16.0 Czech Republic N/A
4 Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. Executable 01f4f67da0de89b1
ed3a790cd0c8e80f
e7ef7916
78886485b0a390bf
603704e28bd2d7eb
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 14.0.3513.
24210
14.0 Russian Federation N/A
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33

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 10:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 6f9f0fcf565dcea2
344428e427d27a0a
0c3c3f9e
3d330a3552639042
dc567a4d36451b80
No 4.3.0.4 4.3.0.4 Internal Submission
2 Borland Software Corporation Executable 25be33bcd8a29175
aa325268df66290b
12451a4c
630821941cd6df19
cb11650a81ef6867
No 6.0.10.155 6.0 Europe
3 Borland Software Corporation Executable f6dc3ef85bea8454
238094d00f70bf01
4de481e0
fe96654c9438428e
0632ca7044da3c26
No 6.0.10.157 6.0 Ukraine
4 Borland International Executable dfa6995509a34371
43999caef4d41f6c
135ea788
3e7a5998bc5cdd15
47af60e836ddc70d
No 3.0 3.0 Russian Federation
Display 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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