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: 08 October 2011 at 3:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable c04342e1a3b5ddb7
eb0d7f0e99ec3f9d
9916b6c8
01ca6fe32800aa14
1ee1bf0d8257ed65
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.OSC
F
No N/A N/A China N/A
2 Electronic Arts Executable fcf06fbbe0e9a05a
784eb92c8c6add64
63f70c89
da97984f6b9c168f
8c8eb403c8f3b5f3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.O
No 4.0.0.462 4.0.0.462 Turkey N/A
3 N/A Executable 0e710eab9fc4a261
348687256bfd5381
989b56ad
8cbfc50891cdfba1
3e769d26f7ac7ed7
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.OSC
F
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 94c1e941344904ef
ad6bd54bd5fc8664
6ba9d702
02f7833ad0a71cc6
eb5d42cb0bc74cf9
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Malaysia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 October 2011 at 12:57 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 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 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
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