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: 27 February 2011 at 9:02 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 9e399f19156ebf24
36f99378bfb0cec4
ccf5caa4
15fd39ac883d0558
379586c4fab8794c
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.40 Germany N/A
2 N/A Executable 93a5bbb9437fa8bb
6445b1a54e3b21a6
f99a74a8
0b0909830f53e3bf
40216ff8d04ad7ca
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.40 Italy N/A
3 N/A Executable 6cb0dfbddb8ed686
e2ac100c9c4b4aca
0c8f00ce
bb7f6348baca7cf6
ce0ca0f58311cb2d
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.30 United Kingdom N/A
4 N/A Executable 6cb0dfbddb8ed686
e2ac100c9c4b4aca
0c8f00ce
bb7f6348baca7cf6
ce0ca0f58311cb2d
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.30 Canada N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 March 2010 at 8:13 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 70665dac14dc6620
4ab5ab933c5ae1bb
4ebaa6c2
1f56342afbb50e7d
92f611356ed8e793
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.03 United States
2 N/A Executable 03d892ed397067fc
2e765d725b7a3ae5
8cc27388
7b53a31fd30cb707
127d41c249872954
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.02 Italy
3 N/A Executable f19191b2204395cd
44aa12d2f7618cf6
5332488c
10296e35913b85d6
c4ee59a49c21e5c6
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable ad3ff1396055dede
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fe5c868e
b3c05feb67077b93
9aac07cc51f92095
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.03 Argentina
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