How to Remove “EXEC.EXE”

What is exec.exe?

exec.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as NetZero Internet. It is associated with software NetZero Internet developed by NetZero. It is located in C:\Program Files.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • exec.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 exec.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 exec.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 exec.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 January 2012 at 11:43 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable fe29093d75772b5d
834c24332b71df3b
c8f75e83
b8e5dd12e94eb2e1
a9f72d14ddabe6e8
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable c343d3141e8f6a8b
49c4955e49336314
1e6a567f
3cd0f463fad65e50
97cd73acd48144b7
TrojWare.Win
32.Qhost.fl
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 19e21e2934af521a
8489ff80f21ac960
dbab3599
fe7ca620c75d5117
76f779c6a14d26d8
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7.6 6.1.7.6 United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 843cada2287afda3
3db4bce7204522c1
93dffd70
55c8425669cd297d
3bd0dff62990737c
TrojWare.Win
32.CoinMiner
.IEGT
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 9:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable d63a0f0e152f1f81
33c7538ed24cea05
e3e6979e
b9a23d62a2818200
caa47025fbe7ca61
Yes N/A N/A United States
2 Hauppauge Computer Works Executable 085c4cddaa48934e
7ae4dca17e1f680d
465d9337
8140ca7ac0bc5c0c
5b2057f30f5b86cb
No 2.6.21026 2.6.21026 198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Executable b9bc31211497bbc5
f3261c85a92e6716
fbb89a9f
c7c82b173e2a80e7
63205d3c0ce92ab3
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable dcbe9bf0cac848f8
ae346ec02e3ac1e6
3b87a627
4a923fffed7fa156
64025c8594604259
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
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