How to Remove “JAVAW.EXE”

What is javaw.exe?

javaw.exe is a legitimate file from Sun Microsystems. It is an executable file used for displaying error messages, if they occur while installing any application. It's an essential Java file and it is typically located in c:\program by default.

Malware programmers script virus codes and save file names mimicking javaw.exe to spread virus through the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

javaw.exe virus might cause your computer to slow down by taking too much CPU memory.

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice javaw.exe located outside the designated c:\program, you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 19 October 2011 at 2:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable bd66f78712db41c5
89165c027984a731
c463040e
4a4095f0266c5ff1
f40729af8d355e09
Backdoor.Win
32.DarkKomet
.GH
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 33a20226232f9802
13f3696aa152dc8a
d9a88ed6
e622dc87abbcf910
025c992162335f02
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.0.120.4 5.0.120.4 Nepal N/A
3 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable e26cbd7fef5cebf0
22ccacfaa13cd077
a5a3f74f
63daafcb25527e0f
89fb2add7ee4c7f5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.200.2 6.0.200.2 Russian Federation N/A
4 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 2fcfb64da113defb
7e4b1248b927e492
61e40d76
8fce91dad993f42d
bc79da917e48844d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.260.3 6.0.260.3 Turkey N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 7:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AdoptOpenJDK Executable 426946fa75d74f84
2d687396df744dbf
bb2bf229
0540909abb236dbd
bf828228f9a26fee
Yes 11.0.2 11.0.2 10.224.25.43/32
2 Oracle Corporation Executable 2f0a8fed8eff9016
8d41051465ab5f8a
9c89a660
7f5fe240dbf4b913
2ac492e94dc65ccf
Yes 7.0.10.8 7.0.10.8 10.224.1.62/32
3 Oracle Corporation Executable 5b797c6a917367f8
916eeb6fdef2efb0
8bb770b4
5ea31eb851e35d1b
e99aeb0590717576
Yes 7.0.0.140 7.0.0.140 Netherlands
4 Oracle Corporation Executable b454505f2a775a2a
18a936c5b6aaccdf
bea2bc06
8cc8fe84f3d67f80
5d7e4f05ccff8ee8
Yes 8.0.920.14 8.0.920.14 United States
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