How to Remove “ESSLEDV.EXE”

What is essledv.exe?

essledv.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Sandboxie Start. It is associated with Sandboxie developed by Tzuk. It is located in C:\WINDOWS\ by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • essledv.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 essledv.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:\WINDOWS\ perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove essledv.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 essledv.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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First Seen: 24 November 2009 at 5:24 am
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1 tzuk Executable fe803ae2b6741a8d
3f02c7520635b428
5664872e
a96bbad4f1a4a687
642fa18a5ee22c93
TrojWare.Win
32.PkdKrap.A
O
No 3.26 3.26 United States N/A
2 tzuk Executable bc39be08e87c4325
a4a4047698b41cae
4344d4a6
e34fa7f2811bb717
3649079bfc366d59
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.~HMC
No 3.26 3.26 United States N/A
3 tzuk Executable 733c0ba1f235f056
b3ae2a58b87f8912
e215bc96
a2dc99587378f016
196a5a99abb8fa23
TrojWare.Win
32.PkdKrap.A
O
No 3.26 3.26 United States N/A
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