How to Remove “ssdsetup.exe”

What is ssdsetup.exe?

Originally developed by Sonic Solutions, ssdsetup.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as shared Driver Component and it belongs to shared Driver Component. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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

You can either choose to remove ssdsetup.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: 14 May 2009 at 10:06 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sonic Solutions Executable 8a28d9653b993ba3
ee80e5e5ee541a8a
05b2c208
7bda6b71e236b5f9
80f8bd5f4cb87970
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.10.89a N/A Philippines N/A
2 Sonic Solutions Executable eb0b2f45167bdeee
222c3109fa75765e
09029e9d
2f3b513515ed4d63
c15b6021adc6d90e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.10.89a N/A India N/A
3 Sonic Solutions Executable e17b5d0686663465
937ed692d4a05d3b
46238c10
cf28f1884b89bdd8
f034a66ad89c1f17
Backdoor.Win
32.Nepoe.em1
No 1.10.89a N/A Poland N/A
4 Sonic Solutions Executable d484814b506f32c6
b359480c4b510e90
a11560dc
f9e9a3946c450579
074cfb833267de5f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1.10.87a N/A United States N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
6

Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 March 2009 at 11:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sonic Solutions Executable c9a8038028fd0de7
edbee4eeb1e6f037
d1b618a6
f1a197884f5ad189
9362f75d1709a567
No 1.10.85a N/A United States
2 VERITAS Software, Inc. Executable 35d88afd3679d082
7613818f522fa543
8a4a2571
bd0e196db2c241e5
1b0e9ea4e16f4f6b
No 1.10.46a N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable afdff3d84960235d
babdd6ba60cbcb56
936fc289
e3b15cb26b2bcaec
23faaf9088ad27f8
No 3.5.3.0 Unlimited Internal Submission
4 Sonic Solutions Executable 2706ffdeaa0ace72
6a72b346e61d1770
b5913d19
e8d89ef44e16829a
379f4fc6a6763225
No 1.10.90a N/A Internal Submission
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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