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 antivirus.

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!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 September 2008 at 7:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 228edb327a07d165
a1bd0236d52806a8
01ec0aa0
e996f2756eba924d
3d9331af3cbc1c55
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Be
piv.~AB
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 深度技术 小兵作品 Executable 32846225ab59b029
78a1a8b69a8844d9
a3ef4df7
5a3a2e6ed28bcf51
1e6f7b771909871d
Unclassified
Malware
No 4.5, Build
071101
N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable cfae5dfdb0732882
4ad201139e46b6fc
e68153b8
ef741b12b862228e
d09de567a056ad78
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A Canada N/A
4 N/A Executable b958101052f9bb5e
f0a078a338066113
93077ff9
b07d0f5198289202
bee1771a67662ba9
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No N/A N/A 10.108.52.252/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 November 2008 at 8:35 am
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 Electronic Arts Executable e44ba493aa7b035a
18aa5c488f9af99c
c4f6047f
03db79bdefc46935
1271562d59e53a74
No 5.0.0.288 5.0.0.288 Russian Federation
4 Electronic Arts Executable f5e3cf24b77ec4a0
b7922378f388abd2
9f6c5b8f
47a90cc060dd0cac
01d0b9442fb1afa4
No 5.0.0.255 5.0.0.255 Poland
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