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: 09 June 2014 at 11:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e103f4b71b10a642
e6f580317da1e4b0
c96d7adc
5b91e4c6766c76b3
d5c35fb076aca7a6
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5bc95ffb105c3c4d
741411e20abb0a9b
8803f549
eff7ff7cde812416
e749ff87b1fbdb89
Unclassified
Malware
No 7.9.9600.1
6422
(winblue_g
dr.131006-
1505)
7.9.9600.1
6422
United States N/A
3 N/A Executable c04342e1a3b5ddb7
eb0d7f0e99ec3f9d
9916b6c8
01ca6fe32800aa14
1ee1bf0d8257ed65
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.OSC
F
No N/A N/A China N/A
4 N/A Executable 0e710eab9fc4a261
348687256bfd5381
989b56ad
8cbfc50891cdfba1
3e769d26f7ac7ed7
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.OSC
F
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 November 2017 at 10:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Exacq Technologies, Inc. Executable 37e3170bc1f5b007
d2fefb837898afdb
27084e2b
e8891c47a82641db
da436d2e52b66a8b
Yes 9.0.3.1247
68
9.0.3.1247
68
United Kingdom
2 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
3 Exacq Technologies, Inc. Executable 37e3170bc1f5b007
d2fefb837898afdb
27084e2b
e8891c47a82641db
da436d2e52b66a8b
Yes 9.0.3.1247
68
9.0.3.1247
68
10.108.51.146/32
4 Exacq Technologies, Inc. Executable 03ce110dc540ad8a
cb9699f92be3cb92
382e87cf
400bdfad565a5636
308785ea1054eee6
Yes 9.2.3.1300
93
9.2.3.1300
93
United States
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