How to Remove “Bridge.exe”

What is Bridge.exe?

Originally developed by Adobe Systems, Bridge.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as Adobe Bridge  that is associated with software Adobe Creative Suite.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS


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

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

  • ​Bridge.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 Bridge.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove Bridge.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: 07 November 2011 at 4:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable bded4ccb0cba3253
8ab36062997c6012
057c62ce
497f18b3145aec84
4be32b79af793be0
Worm.Win32.D
elf.nj
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
2 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 411152b067d79c5f
87f261aae074ffe9
882d4d7b
8c5b0cd4889abce7
61fcda400958b6fa
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0 2.0 Russian Federation N/A
3 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 03755daf02f952a2
d005544afc5f4ca4
b5ac1fa4
2548fe6fa518e41f
c5d73c167d557347
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0 2.0 Poland N/A
4 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 8801ee53a2133deb
75d0e459c68d1083
6219c90d
b4935a1715c414df
cb4266a40bba7bc3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0 1.0 India N/A
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28

Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 December 2008 at 8:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 10bc951b85123c66
62e9daf8a9dc9867
c1bccfcc
b3d2cc59c0c382c0
ec4f77d5dbd1f523
Yes 1, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 0 United States
2 Special K Software Executable 1537606a9b29d734
8448eb93c796fe0b
e3274329
80d1b9646d46cfc5
7708aea8a6bfaba0
No 2.06.0001 2.06.0001 Romania
3 EVGA Corporation Executable 394dec8944caee1a
0178b855f69f0a78
3aedc0af
71b88da4f4f7a861
bf168b3fc8566faa
Yes 1, 1, 3, 0 1, 1, 3, 0 United States
4 N/A Executable b76b347272ed5b84
1ce0d80d7da7129d
0b03f6a2
43e4ec0b4a5e0cc3
6060d2e25af8e247
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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