How to Remove “tfswctrl.exe”

What is tfswctrl.exe?

tfswctrl.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Drive Letter Access Component. It belongs to Sonic DLA  software developed by Sonic Solutions group. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after tfswctrl.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • tfswctrl.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible tfswctrl.exe malware attack:

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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 the tfswctrl.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 April 2009 at 4:42 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 28ec9081a864e22f
9ba6248c88228e55
3db186ac
ca577b85d03099fb
0bd34e7719a8605d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Canada N/A
2 Sonic Solutions Executable 9b428442832abb3f
5bf47930ec4747f7
d8a30313
b7ed970a19fb2975
f0169e1d005e4020
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.04.07b N/A Singapore N/A
3 Sonic Solutions Executable 4205b6b55111eaab
c6821a3e9fb80785
7256fa64
8631eebea70754e2
743b298b15624134
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.04.08a N/A Philippines N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 7:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sonic Solutions Executable e506dbdbb0b4f2a8
05b53886fbd37c3a
1937d10f
c5a73c8fbd85936a
ac6a969a5c4a1aa0
No 1.04.08a N/A Lebanon
2 Sonic Solutions Executable f872df34ca588242
625dbbfa46b87a71
4496175f
c22bdb59d346aba8
33a3a207e1629f07
No 1.04.08a N/A United Kingdom
3 Sonic Solutions Executable f872df34ca588242
625dbbfa46b87a71
4496175f
c22bdb59d346aba8
33a3a207e1629f07
No 1.04.08a N/A Japan
4 Sonic Solutions Executable 896c51dc141ce1a1
1e30d84accb96cb6
5f69314b
2ca827ba68d0cdb5
437c40c6f53d7f20
No 1.04.08a N/A Internal Submission
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