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: 01 November 2009 at 10:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 93a5bbb9437fa8bb
6445b1a54e3b21a6
f99a74a8
0b0909830f53e3bf
40216ff8d04ad7ca
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.40 Italy N/A
2 N/A Executable e3452f252d828d24
eab72cb4f16af36f
e27ae8aa
e90a2c4afcf28756
41e8b117d4d4fc67
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.40 Canada N/A
3 N/A Executable 8822f2c754ca49c0
370cd82b93ce0475
63179cbb
2af527cd445427d2
6f480cba0c3ab2d6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 1, 3, 0 1.13 Philippines N/A
4 PopCap Executable b71346e5c58327e6
521ce3186577cfc9
20209f0d
71ad1773e4393dd7
30b6b1e920bbd8fa
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1.03 1.03 United States N/A
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36

Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 September 2008 at 9:25 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 13545b1df8efa3c6
0246125477c83755
593d9e2d
e8db3c5294991a4e
68f0dfee0c9b4b87
No 1, 1, 3, 0 1.13 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 13545b1df8efa3c6
0246125477c83755
593d9e2d
e8db3c5294991a4e
68f0dfee0c9b4b87
No 1, 1, 3, 0 1.13 10.224.1.117/32
4 N/A Executable d5fa6d08452e7675
0bbd873b78661573
6084bd2a
503669677d68fd82
f8916ff65c087aa3
No 1, 1, 2, 0 1.01 United Kingdom
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