How to Remove “CORE.EXE”

What is core.exe ?

core.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as EA Download Manager.  It is associated with EA Download Manager, developed by Electronic Arts. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as core.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with core.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with core.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • core.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible core.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove core.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the virus removal software.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove core.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

Windows OS PC Security Softwares: 


 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 November 2008 at 6:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable be9bc8c14a66885b
9217a636c4ed56ae
18f27b2a
1dc60328a21361cc
ab58d2b90cd6c6bd
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 228edb327a07d165
a1bd0236d52806a8
01ec0aa0
e996f2756eba924d
3d9331af3cbc1c55
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Be
piv.~AB
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 Electronic Arts Executable bbb6b47666991dec
5091457eff77585f
39fdb425
9005993cdd342de5
3eb441c11ec0184b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.0.4 5.1.0.4 Turkey N/A
4 N/A Executable 3865580021697c80
d0bfce35988ff13e
37cd9609
3950301c77d804a0
e88ce961ce4d7b89
TrojWare.Win
32.PWS.Farei
t.GS
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 31 August 2010 at 7:50 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable b5698de0d696ade2
c371c9d92adb0b99
b4b8b98f
123286383af62dcb
3f2caa62b2defc4d
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 54b40e435ae91a26
f96764510d709e59
709bd5df
1ee568b426f15c8a
8a8be53447f16619
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Exacq Technologies, Inc. Executable 9f4d3d5b3b782368
fd2329c184c37879
e1caf034
e4369e2a8660eaa0
bb2fee130b65847b
Yes 9.2.1.1287
41
9.2.1.1287
41
10.0.17.142/32
4 djdee Executable 5f2f8d98fbd98408
b7c852a726cfbcb3
c457f8a1
e7cc8f951f2ce9c9
5fc23ad706fda18c
No 1.25.101.3
0218
1.25.101.3
0218
United States
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