How to remove the sdra64 virus
Most antivirus programs identify sdra64.exe as malware, for instance F-Secure identifies it as Trojan.Generic.3994137, and Symantec identifies it as Packed.Generic.264 or Suspicious.Insight.
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Sdra64.exe file information
Description: sdra64.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 127,488 bytes (7% of all occurrences), 111,104 bytes and 23 more variants.
The file is not a Windows core file. Program has no file description. The program has no visible window. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. sdra64.exe is able to monitor applications, manipulate other programs, record inputs and connect to Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 68% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You have the option to remove the entire program ACT! 2000 using Windows Control Panel.
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If sdra64.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 38% dangerous. The file size is 185,856 bytes (10% of all occurrences), 113,664 bytes and 8 more variants. The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Userinit, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file.
If sdra64.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 59% dangerous. The file size is 278,528 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 274,432 bytes. There is no description of the program. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Userinit, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sdra64.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the sdra64.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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