How to Remove “IEDW.EXE”

 

What is iedw.exe?

iedw.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation.  And also called as IE Crash Detection It is associated with software Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. You can locate the file in C:\Program files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after iedw.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with iedw.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with iedw.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the iedw.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove iedw.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using iedw.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove iedw.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 November 2010 at 10:32 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7119c16eabb1b696
ab079c331557f683
1f1e8607
362911a0f46e8942
4b2e311d680436a7
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable dbf676fa9a4abd8a
d1b2327aaf79505e
bbbe18ac
c3e67914ed8e1727
2060080cc8ba0405
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.R0
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Ukraine N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3c42935e7a04e770
4bbdadcfe13c5d3e
ba667b2e
3e1a0d3377be6110
29799f94873e94b6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Romania N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d67ab091f7f26454
addb6430971267b4
5bf7124c
754ee4512f45d4df
0fd79899d9430499
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 5.1.2600.3
698
(xpsp_sp2_
gdr.100416
-1705)
5.1.2600.3
698
Indonesia N/A
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33

Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 5:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 152a97b4c841abbd
cba545e435c6859a
e1fe753d
04ce8d325e42f701
1f937448dbb77971
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Lithuania
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable cefa75eeedd6435e
9a4f41663a3b4be7
0a757bb5
bcd818d60a94614b
79e3cca1204882ae
No 7.00.6002.
18005
(lh_sp2rtm
.090410-18
30)
7.00.6002.
18005
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 152a97b4c841abbd
cba545e435c6859a
e1fe753d
04ce8d325e42f701
1f937448dbb77971
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Indonesia
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 013d147805f3fed4
6cce30f0a3655354
94220ae1
021c85067b211854
f8313fee23ae5892
No 5.1.2600.2
861
(xpsp.0603
03-1528)
5.1.2600.2
861
Ukraine
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