How to Remove “LIMEWIRE.EXE”

What is LimeWire.exe?


LimeWire.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Google Inc. This process is known as LimeWire and it belongs to the software LimeWire PRO. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files\LimeWire.exe. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of LimeWire.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by LimeWire.exe ?


Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the LimeWire.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program files\LimeWire.exe  folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from LimeWire.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the LimeWire.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with LimeWire.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove LimeWire.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 February 2011 at 5:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 66430eb01031c86b
fb13684031e9cf4d
67338a7a
279a4769dfcb5699
2347cf5f5b8a8a39
TrojWare.Win
32.Kryptik.A
LBY
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 LimeWire LLC Executable 3e5c95434e99a6ca
3ceaa9f6e3a54ad9
76c2c09a
20385c90b1497cfb
0470ab87d7424d18
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1.0.1.8082 1.0 Denmark N/A
3 LimeWire LLC Executable 1d92f1cf470890bf
467c20c958551b90
b04eab91
1683e8177a6ee7bc
4dd04fa13437c12b
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1.0.1.8082 1.0 United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 161146c97ff855f3
07b06a63b0a06a4d
ff166887
7172860291912d6f
d20a849949cb61ad
Application.
MSIL.Solimba
.BA
Yes N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 6:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Lime Wire, LLC Executable 484b842b437bb9cd
8651bde9c9f08758
26827f22
365418b2fefca481
c6ce388da076eac2
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Russian Federation
2 Lime Wire, LLC Executable 0e6b9812ad2ab326
65b4c8446fa3ec0a
e0f56af4
97918093dd905f51
b2985ea597160b9e
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Ukraine
3 Lime Wire, LLC Executable 10f4bfe4348896fd
e5d76426efe8f63b
9a1d1fbf
dbb25dafcaee7417
dc7546cf7df59d30
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 United States
4 N/A Executable 2becf8b8d1574182
6628410c7849c100
0134e013
9fe8ed98b63ca6ac
4dabf15025482916
No N/A N/A United States
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