How to Remove “MEMSWEEP.sys”

What is MEMSWEEP.sys?

MEMSWEEP.sys is a legitimate file process developed by Unknown. It is associated with program Sophos Anti-Virus. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after MEMSWEEP.sys file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with MEMSWEEP.sys malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with MEMSWEEP.sys 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 MEMSWEEP.sys file and open its location.

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

How to remove MEMSWEEP.sys malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates 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 malwares using MEMSWEEP.sys, 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 MEMSWEEP.sys malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 21 January 2009 at 11:07 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sophos Plc Executable 0ffc0fc230fae0c6
baf2f55b7b30479d
72139fce
9155d1930aafc872
dddddd42d3c2a04b
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0 3 (Build
1501)
United States N/A
2 Sophos Plc Executable 0ffc0fc230fae0c6
baf2f55b7b30479d
72139fce
9155d1930aafc872
dddddd42d3c2a04b
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0 3 (Build
1501)
France N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 July 2008 at 1:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sophos Plc Executable 21f1e36282c3e6c1
7ed9115e092efe2c
203cdd49
1595fecffbe9ea24
17e06d5fd0bfa4c4
No 1.0 3 (Build
1501)
United States
2 Sophos Plc Executable c8eded01c11095c5
80815a0e868fdce0
29733df0
15d6e436a4455b95
dfbbb468d7cd55aa
No 1.0 3 (Build
1501)
10.224.1.22/32
3 Sophos Plc Executable ce7f066600a500ee
6ebf9aa58cab2a7d
2e3f6724
d70476ad02d6fd75
282b196d3b58831d
No 1.0 3 (Build
1501)
10.224.1.116/32
4 Sophos Plc Executable c8eded01c11095c5
80815a0e868fdce0
29733df0
15d6e436a4455b95
dfbbb468d7cd55aa
No 1.0 3 (Build
1501)
Internal Submission
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