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: 05 May 2018 at 10:14 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 66712705265d9f3d
d3d86eafa83652eb
c276a7a8
ed357f019cf3cacd
d412794d0b4237cd
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 2.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
2.0.50727.
42
Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 August 2018 at 4:51 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 0012a25218ef3704
5163ccef94daca6e
d692020c
fac349a918f8ed55
5218c3b09ded33f5
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 31.201.244.81/32
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