How to Remove “Borderlands.exe”

What is Borderlands.exe ? 

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, Borderlands.exe is a legitimate file process and also know as Setup file for InstallShield.  that is associated with InstallShield . It is an important component of installshield and is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Borderlands.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 Borderlands.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove Borderlands.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: 08 November 2009 at 8:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 2afc2076d179ab2e
ad2ab70ef10baf8a
47c884b8
6977cd858bdf96f5
aeb53e4c95f82c96
Application.
Win32.ICLoad
er.FWK
Yes 14.0.23409
.0 built
by: MAIN
14.0.23409
.0
United States N/A
2 Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Executable ca110cadc2176307
cca586e112b106dd
10997ed8
6e41ee8c772ba6ec
0a6ec0ed294d63de
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.2.0.0 1.2.0.0 Russian Federation N/A
3 Borderlands CH Executable 6d646a3dc91eceb9
8d672e00030d7fae
73b64149
e7d3503aa5c04526
e56480b018b7b1ba
TrojWare.Win
32.Kreeper.~
VKE
No 1 1.2 Internal Submission N/A
4 Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Executable 4e0102dbca8862e4
1f21bc4736132ecb
c4294103
6ccf428658a982e1
687c5add3c8f8863
TrojWare.Win
32.Buzus.cln
b
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
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49

Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 October 2009 at 1:33 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Executable a1fdfb721487650d
7cafb946ea0af68f
13328bdd
7e6e8516fbb0ded3
e94a0441f586bc08
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Executable ee180ad2400df25f
4a670bfc5c07efe7
67370b93
c38bfee1a1e584d3
3918f9212cc2b2af
No 1.4.1.0 1.4.1.0 Germany
3 Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Executable 4ebfb82d75fa31d6
e405c6f59fe6c8eb
c2484089
c08ebdcd087d23fb
2c7ea6ebf4d4f86a
No 1.0.1.0 1.0.1.0 Internal Submission
4 Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Executable ee180ad2400df25f
4a670bfc5c07efe7
67370b93
c38bfee1a1e584d3
3918f9212cc2b2af
No 1.4.1.0 1.4.1.0 Russian Federation
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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