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 5cc125e019870c04
ffa6174935297eea
a84d859c
7f41d59a1775534c
a053ea1833b01fa9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.00.5730.
11
(winmain(w
mbla).0610
17-1135)
7.00.5730.
11
Romania N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b37a6713d8741a46
ec7d51145e2583c6
e01c8e33
c4cd1a81c9b1400c
c48cc2a738578a61
Virus.Win32.
Sality.Q
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Poland N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable fd62187ee7101376
69b6be8b23e97740
0ec6cb54
8cc1729ba70633d8
e9cbc5b42652e669
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 7.00.6001.
18000
(longhorn_
rtm.080118
-1840)
7.00.6001.
18000
37.142.6.246/32 N/A
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 9:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0e18acad8d9a3492
5298807b3a16ce19
fa58c245
17e1d7bfc5b68291
8e34decc1c6cee9c
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Philippines
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable cbc7ca88adbb1ffe
870c094c1a680935
803eea22
97deafcdb4c4e0a9
7894c7a0f9778cf5
No 7.00.5730.
13
(longhorn(
wmbla).070
711-1130)
7.00.5730.
13
10.224.1.63/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable cbc7ca88adbb1ffe
870c094c1a680935
803eea22
97deafcdb4c4e0a9
7894c7a0f9778cf5
No 7.00.5730.
13
(longhorn(
wmbla).070
711-1130)
7.00.5730.
13
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 848669eca1f3ec0d
278ac6e825268868
e9a00d85
473aa96647f83f35
0da4f85b965cc94f
No 7.00.5450.
4
(winmain(w
mbla).0606
23-0309)
7.00.5450.
4
Internal Submission
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