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: 02 September 2010 at 4:49 pm
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 N/A Executable e686da8e29211af1
a61acccc4c8c2b75
c72c2309
4375f86b59371492
1f215a31f625eff5
ApplicUnwnt.
Win32.Hoax.A
rchSMS.BP
Yes 1.0.1.100 1.0.1.100 Mexico N/A
3 N/A Executable e686da8e29211af1
a61acccc4c8c2b75
c72c2309
4375f86b59371492
1f215a31f625eff5
ApplicUnwnt.
Win32.Hoax.A
rchSMS.BP
Yes 1.0.1.100 1.0.1.100 Czech Republic N/A
4 N/A Executable 6e7cf5880c42ebc9
0f69dbd7ac504e8d
7123fb5b
2fe0e921803d5777
c1eba7f2b8924687
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.1.100 1.0.1.100 Italy N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
27

Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 October 2008 at 5:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 AppWork UG (haftungsbeschränkt) Executable 4b8041815d86f92e
f843767b9e56bae4
7f6460d1
5061f57926d36662
e4b139d2282d79d0
No 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 United States
2 AppWork UG (haftungsbeschränkt) Executable 4b8041815d86f92e
f843767b9e56bae4
7f6460d1
5061f57926d36662
e4b139d2282d79d0
No 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 Argentina
3 Jordysoft Executable 99b614a0ae6a5856
ed2f2414948836c4
2d223a53
8eeebd9c6d9bca81
5d8f01c9dee8c28f
No 1.05 N/A Internal Submission
4 AppWork UG (haftungsbeschränkt) Executable 4b8041815d86f92e
f843767b9e56bae4
7f6460d1
5061f57926d36662
e4b139d2282d79d0
No 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 Spain
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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