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 7c2713c7630f6609
d39df6f694ff3c4e
d6a584d9
3537ebe51532a529
316a7b8f916a225c
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.03 Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 6a10d1b6ac6920fb
91ed66761f5024bd
0c909b9f
ad3da95dc74f5fdc
d320428932d3181a
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
Yes 1, 1, 3, 0 1.13 Indonesia N/A
4 N/A Executable c02b8affdf854026
ef14aed60c3bcb74
c2c5383c
b8a69f7b44031b96
b4a839a954521e4c
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.03 Portugal 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 bfad73b6f2a99919
ed6d4949c6c1637b
22ae38de
80ab558b1ca503bd
164c2bc81d8f8ac1
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.03 United States
3 PopCap Executable b7737a23da677668
9a5f248fc61e740b
13acd4e7
31a5fa9690a69dd9
f44b1db433a0fb1c
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.0 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 0f0941adc20fab5e
eb81e2062dbd4ce8
bc6e9823
5f2d87105ddb36e6
555c9b12d0614f2d
Yes N/A N/A Canada
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