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 c37d1bf8e24bb069
1ab424d617762399
026c0677
7e2a3d2e25a48d21
790baf35b44cff16
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 735cb183fb2fbdf1
dedc4a54f19db240
9751c3ad
7695fb5a94432e42
e55fa1ea3d2d5d70
TrojWare.Win
32.Zapchast.
AR
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.40/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable c343d3141e8f6a8b
49c4955e49336314
1e6a567f
3cd0f463fad65e50
97cd73acd48144b7
TrojWare.Win
32.Qhost.fl
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable e2310d6939f490d9
da9c9d9edbc85986
015dfc65
95fa6038478b4408
1c378317596ebc15
Unclassified
Malware
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 304ac01a68eb9d02
39993be082c31455
77169066
dfebe37ec831d223
87c32a5b21e4f449
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable d63a0f0e152f1f81
33c7538ed24cea05
e3e6979e
b9a23d62a2818200
caa47025fbe7ca61
Yes N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 0ba0264d1df8feed
a3007a85037a242e
f8ce3ee5
cbd040b671789c20
3ff35c49d35d4a80
Yes N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 404d7e93beae330b
794b370195c2209d
4f3159e1
e366362aad4f16ee
f0fa291046681717
Yes N/A N/A United States
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