How to Remove “JDOWNLOADER.EXE”

What is jdownloader.exe?


Originally developed by  AppWork UG, jdownloader.exe is a legitimate file process and also known as JDownloader Setup for Windows that is associated with Windows Operating System. It is an important component of JDownloader Setup for Windows and is located in c:\users\%USERNAME%\downloads\ by default.

jdownloader.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after jdownloader.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by jdownloader.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • jdownloader.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside c:\users\%USERNAME%\downloads\, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove jdownloader.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove jdownloader.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 November 2011 at 11:51 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 AppWork UG (haftungsbeschränkt) Executable bd9e375c306ac7fc
5b500e9ea1f402bc
d28cfee1
5549b32e6e425569
ffcbf068febe3568
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 Turkey N/A
2 AppWork UG (haftungsbeschränkt) Executable e13bbb587c51f470
7a03ebd527250ba7
3a7dd48c
118127caffd654ea
6637ba18927ebd35
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 India N/A
3 N/A Executable 1f58b2c32fa436ec
86b023c3f47c8077
0e33313a
93fadf1580641fc9
3f94574b67cebf83
Application.
Win32.Solimb
a.KX
Yes 3.0.0.1 N/A United Kingdom N/A
4 N/A Executable 009e09428a10fe0b
2b4c3ef17c4c93bb
7ce8edcd
d649eac909659710
7b20d5892e9b0c33
Application.
Win32.Solimb
a.KA
Yes 2.2.57.0 N/A United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 May 2009 at 9:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Jordysoft Executable 99b614a0ae6a5856
ed2f2414948836c4
2d223a53
8eeebd9c6d9bca81
5d8f01c9dee8c28f
No 1.05 N/A Internal Submission
2 Jordysoft Executable 45fdf14017941f27
6a3bfe91940dd8e6
8957ea93
ec50ebbfa0e9e0d9
76eb4a009d1d07f2
No 1.10 N/A Internal Submission
3 Igor Pavlov Executable 5df045e3fd284cc7
11bb4e5d62260972
fd1af265
e254ae47d9ea5bcc
822f828e9026de02
No 9.20 9.20 Internal Submission
4 Jordysoft Executable 61068979b3f2c18a
db2acbb7ce7654c5
6d0be751
81f3bd21d856c764
ff0a124557a4833f
No 1.06 N/A 10.224.1.55/32
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