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: 29 March 2008 at 1:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 2f5e8a0dd66a8f1e
4587fd3fe96757c0
0f68354d
f55244d766640b3e
59ebe096a23440c7
Application.
Win32.DomaIQ
.O
Yes N/A N/A United States N/A
2 Lime Wire, LLC Executable d00985fdeed0a575
12e09a698778ac04
24da4ecd
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Brazil N/A
3 Lime Wire, LLC Executable c086775f67db2a31
7fdfef1f04696486
8230d15a
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Portugal N/A
4 Lime Wire, LLC Executable 2ea20018b55443e6
b5075062f51da245
0dc98060
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Philippines 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 0e6b9812ad2ab326
65b4c8446fa3ec0a
e0f56af4
97918093dd905f51
b2985ea597160b9e
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 United Kingdom
2 Lime Wire, LLC Executable 484b842b437bb9cd
8651bde9c9f08758
26827f22
365418b2fefca481
c6ce388da076eac2
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 United States
3 Lime Wire, LLC Executable c796f9da830ade7a
98d6a5a26387c3a8
891374fb
a91488859692334d
14d1d902e1ef799e
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 United States
4 Lime Wire, LLC Executable 0e6b9812ad2ab326
65b4c8446fa3ec0a
e0f56af4
97918093dd905f51
b2985ea597160b9e
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Internal Submission
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