How to remove the scit virus

Most antivirus programs identify scit.exe as malware—e.g. Avast identifies it as Win32:Zlob-BVQ, and Symantec identifies it as Trojan.Zlob or Downloader.MisleadApp.

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Scit.exe file information

The process belongs to software Internet Service or Secure Browsing or Web Application by unknown.

Description: Scit.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Scit.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 22,528 bytes (43% of all occurrences), 18,944 bytes and 9 more variants. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The file is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. Scit.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 49% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: In the event of any problems with scit.exe, you can also remove the entire program Internet Service or Secure Browsing using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify scit.exe related errors

Important: You should check the scit.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 scit issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active scit process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the scit.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.

Other processes

scit.exe [all]