How to Remove “xsd.exe”

What is xsd.exe?

xsd.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as .NET Frameworks Xml Schema Tool. It belongs to Microsoft® .NET Framework  and was developed by Microsoft.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0A\bin\. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as xsd.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with xsd.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the xsd.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the xsd.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0A\bin\ files then the system is not affected by xsd.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by xsd.exe malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 the xsd.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 July 2012 at 12:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 128b0167a431d201
762f36d02adfeed5
57bc11c3
6358995cbd5e2e85
4cd3c62f8bef2286
TrojWare.Win
32.Kryptik.A
OTK
No N/A N/A Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 666c544f0956f28c
721f97d267280cc5
46e4838a
6b3382acd1e4fba6
5011a382132b163c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.1.4322.5
73
1.1.4322.5
73
Brazil N/A
3 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
4 w4mEElKWAOL Executable f06bbebbf18dca45
c3010a7eb2cd56f8
53b104bc
831d8b4c06432f9a
18af35af661eedd1
Unclassified
Malware
No 4.1.5.​0 4.1.5.​0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 August 2008 at 6:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d1b6df90f4e7d5c9
bad4d7e504be85e2
18f2ec29
75187989803f2c21
0018149aa011227c
Yes 2.0.50727.
3038
(netfxsp.0
50727-3000
)
2.0.50727.
3038
Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable c0a520a7859d15ff
03bd323f9922b68a
44d7df29
cbde5140d135a36d
f4d2d0b4c46a2401
No 1.0.2384.4
1580
1.0.2384.4
1580
Russian Federation
3 N/A Executable df01f7b2c407ee1f
2d642c89e835bc49
9f646473
ce2fe47c47ededf2
b002147d99ff0ef0
No 0.0.0.0 N/A 10.100.19.63/32
4 N/A Executable 7a9e470c922453b8
c7fb7b74392693f2
7f3afe08
52e2208da010324d
89fe6b4239d9f53f
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 United States
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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