How to Remove “DISCover.exe”

What is DISCover.exe?

DISCover.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as DISCover Drop & Play System Executable. It belongs to software DISCover Drop & Play System and was developed by Digital Interactive Systems. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as DISCover.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with DISCover.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the DISCover.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the DISCover.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program Files. files then the system is not affected by DISCover.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by DISCover.exe malware.

How to remove DISCover.exe malware from system using Comodo free Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing DISCover.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the Internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove DISCover.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 July 2008 at 5:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Press. Отделение корпорации Microsoft. Executable bb6e85dbe955b945
bd8fbba28f238f70
2a88f01b
30ab0d300778a7f6
c2ddfaae31f83f7d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 48, 66,
66
1, 0, 0, 0 Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1a48af06489c9dfe
91960821344b2756
85bd8d29
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 5.00.2134.
1
5.00.2134.
1
India N/A
3 N/A Executable 40f96850391066c4
d2c4038b4a94ca78
fa3df129
a93d761c70aa881b
3c2a8c0237fa48f2
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDow
nloader.Tiny
.~DN
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable ae410b58c2c03f1e
bda5c8f3dc13af77
acb8e16e
9b36c529c60c75ad
73f58976f5cc898e
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 June 2008 at 2:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Digital Interactive Systems Corporation Executable 9666054df4853b9e
2d8bcec1630c103d
7d7dba31
58292a55b2d23298
7fdec946a7d05a7c
No 3.23.2005.
1111
3.23.2005.
1111
United States
2 Macromedia, Inc. Executable dd33cfc05c7fa4fb
86a98098233d718a
8bc33a29
92e8e4653f098094
acff340399cf6c13
No 6.5r1 6.5 Poland
3 N/A Executable d840804be6a37d25
23eb346788053c23
e0e4e3c8
N/A No N/A N/A France
4 Microsoft Press. A Division of Microsoft Corporation. Executable 315ca6974c6a6cea
bad6af0b17c71197
165eaf32
2c5fbce2bfb33253
519d420cf0a58d10
No 1, 48, 66,
66
1, 0, 0, 0 Internal Submission
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