How to Remove “Counter.exe”

What is Counter.exe?

Counter.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Alex Buturuga. It is associated with program Counter. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after Counter.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Counter.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 Counter.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 Counter.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 Counter.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 Counter.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 January 2009 at 3:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 MBTY Executable c23455cf602fa400
10d78ce43e1cc41e
3321454e
db7ac46550a6c92e
5f2b4b39889cf56a
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDow
nloader.Agen
t.~d018
No 12.09.06 N/A 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 0d82db5bba183c3b
13ce01a16ac3e0a8
33132943
b96a356ed66d30e9
8fa0cf7b90099e13
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDow
nloader.Banl
oad.NTV0
No N/A N/A China N/A
3 N/A Executable 44cf12046be3132f
d00f7851569a96cf
5d84c32e
cffce5f11cadfb84
99287ac8ce7b64c8
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
4 N/A Executable 2eedaa1139e81255
b3d11199a256fb10
c22936a0
6a24794169c2efee
75ccee18954e8453
TrojWare.Win
32.Buzus.dsb
w
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 December 2008 at 2:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 liony Executable e9b9d99d3b7f98fd
fa9b528309a7acdb
b7a48417
ff7c55645a82121a
22d896bc1cee776c
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable a8ac58c40851633d
7abd7743171cd6d6
9c7c20f3
b9835ee472fe92d6
93abddf4030cfb0a
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable d186aa784135c476
5bd1707f5275a347
6e4657f7
e9a9a4c4563b5921
0d4dddec4525f7b7
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 5cab38fcd6df95a3
db3b7780df856065
001a1ff3
f9fa735bd9cd2c4c
52ac9b270b085b90
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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