How to Remove “ssiefr.exe”

What is ssiefr.exe?

ssiefr.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Webroot Software, Inc. This process is known as Spy Sweeper EFR and it belongs to Spy Sweeper SDK. You can locate the file in C:\Windows\System32.

The virus is created by malware authors and is named after ssiefr.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ssiefr.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the ssiefr.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove ssiefr.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove ssiefr.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove ssiefr.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 09 July 2008 at 11:08 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Webroot Software Inc (www.webroot.com) Executable a6aab3510ad6b1bc
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No 3.3.2.2609 3.3.2.3" Internal Submission
2 Webroot Software, Inc. (www.webroot.com) Executable 64f5f3163c0a3040
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No 4.4.0.80 4.4.0.80 Internal Submission
3 Webroot Software Inc. Executable daaa8395c13a05ba
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N/A No 2, 0, 7,
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2, 0, 0, 1 Australia
4 Webroot Software Inc (www.webroot.com) Executable 78994723aa854e16
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