How to remove the sb_core virus

Most antivirus programs identify sb_core.exe as malware.

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Sb_core.exe file information

The process known as sb_core.exe appears to belong to software Safety Browsing by unknown.

Description: Sb_core.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The sb_core.exe file is located in a not unambiguous folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 0 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. Sb_core.exe is a file with no information about its developer. File is hidden. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 78% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with sb_core.exe, you can uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > Safety Browsing).

Recommended: Identify sb_core.exe related errors

Important: You should check the sb_core.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving sb_core issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active sb_core process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the sb_core.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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