How to Remove “AnyDVD.exe”

What is AnyDVD.exe?

Originally developed by SlySoft, AnyDVD.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as  AnyDVD Application that is associated with software AnyDVD.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • AnyDVD.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:\Program Files you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

You can either choose to remove AnyDVD.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: 21 June 2008 at 12:27 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Drifft Executable 8ab38e4d79cdcb37
9d6761d6b5b658ee
9402d8d8
ebecc7f1fa3f54b7
4704dbf67a7634a2
ApplicUnwnt No 11.4.30.21 40.3.76.3 United States N/A
2 Drifft Executable 959e0acd0ea7a50b
bcf4af901bb69c83
141fc95e
c0a28666933a2cc4
a2c606d377d7bcca
ApplicUnwnt No 11.4.30.21 40.3.76.3 United States N/A
3 Fliper Executable cc476e785ed55bcd
d2b64abeba0c2db9
e1653f41
d8e9fb5af87796ff
eb72b3e821240719
ApplicUnwnt No 2.3.6.2 6.4.3.8 United States N/A
4 Drifft Executable 81d8e03762c49981
75e7de641a7ea835
f0ca4a56
749e22ede82c0232
390d36526b2393a2
ApplicUnwnt No 11.4.30.21 40.3.76.3 China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2008 at 12:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 SlySoft, Inc. Executable 2822cadde57861a9
200a5b376965aa07
69221677
b764b47c5f3e3920
a7161a97e1649822
No 5.2.3.1 5.2.3.1 10.224.1.116/32
2 SlySoft, Inc. Executable 05e5ba2cb8cc7bd0
068bf60dc38734c2
6c74e335
b5d51112ab98cd4c
28206aee2b290587
No 2.1.0.9 2.1.0.9 Internal Submission
3 SlySoft, Inc. Executable ad858325807ef7c8
2d87f9d77b8fc249
f1588ba8
3a85d881d7f9d9cf
17b0c30319a8f676
Yes 6.3.0.0 6.3.0.0 Internal Submission
4 SlySoft, Inc. Executable 8156775ded972790
dc915ee1bb136cff
13aa5b5b
c5d6c65516b731b2
6b5c7d306734a8e2
No 4.1.1.2 4.1.1.2 Internal Submission
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