How to Remove “sum.exe”

What is sum.exe?

sum.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as BMC CM Inventory Software Usage Monitor. It belongs to BMC CM Inventory Software Usage Monitor and was developed by BMC Software. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as sum.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with sum.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • sum.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 sum.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with sum.exe malware.

How to remove sum.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing sum.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

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

2

Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 April 2018 at 6:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 916738e0de7e31af
6386e7372383b3d7
e8bee377
af72f9b38e180fe4
972dc75b503a724f
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A China N/A
2 N/A Executable eb69c00db356f809
507fde6a2f3585c1
a201fb65
487184162f9d31cc
ee8b67b863cc2743
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
30

Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 August 2008 at 1:50 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 70544e285657b02b
9a99b6e0e0e298e9
77c2dc84
d67f45e23cad9cfc
604f8dabad23d653
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
2 N/A Executable 2d23fe9988dfff4d
a3cadebb1af07d41
a1c0b862
0c4ee47dccf4ec49
064b0be2d613cd57
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.166/32
3 N/A Executable 664f871e7807bf6f
18c56ac85671d47a
cff393e6
6977025d1c39d8f9
3da8f573ce4dab6a
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable e40156c80c4f7b46
70c2d37c10c03eba
eba1aab0
e1c87e0243306a47
ad1610e7c85b201a
No N/A N/A United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced
Endpoint
Protection

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Antivirus Protection protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security