How to Remove “BookWorm.exe”

What is BookWorm.exe?


BookWorm.exe is a legitimate file process developed by unknown. It is associated with BookWorm Deluxe. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named after BookWorm.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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


Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with BookWorm.exe malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly
If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the BookWorm.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove BookWorm.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using BookWorm.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove BookWorm.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 August 2008 at 8:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 7ce63414021dbb62
8396d47f04725dfd
d0bbedc0
a102866c4394b3b1
c5117f2171caf178
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 605dfa78cef4ef45
c0f5ac6d5b0c6896
2e81daff
13362328942ace3d
5c82f0ad6154d04d
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Agent.~
ABB
No N/A N/A India N/A
3 N/A Executable 1f06b8277956507c
9de35e0e835856e0
a3e277d3
53a049ca9a1c5454
2933354c06e79fb1
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDow
nloader.Agen
t.A
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 1543d9d0440b570a
fbb004ea3369ecbc
f77280ba
N/A TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDow
nloader.Agen
t.apna
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 11:28 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 PopCap Executable fbadea14c409e22b
ddd658501bbe00c9
02267c09
113c7ca1c2ebd561
3a2e16d19a4537e3
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.0 India
2 N/A Executable c65cee5db59e1f12
75e43bdbb6d4f9c5
fbec1ab1
18c7a6116f5790eb
2d83975e675fe080
Yes 1, 1, 3, 0 1.13 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable bd0c87caf2423f53
c2506668ece82d11
452d9d75
N/A No 1, 1, 3, 0 1.13 United States
4 N/A Executable e1f9e7834466369b
c12cc66eb8cbc642
dfe31b3f
332b44342b4dc3ac
40c57d3fe16c5fe0
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.02 United States
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