How to Remove “Depends.exe”

What is Depends.exe?

Depeneds.exe is a process that belongs to Microsoft Corporation. It is a software tool that is used to scan modules like dll files and builds a tree diagram based on hierarchy for all the dependent modules in the system. It is very much useful for troubleshooting the system. Malware programmers write malware programs with the name of depends.exe and spread the malware via internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to find if the system is infected with depends.exe malware

You can confirm that the system is infected, if you get some error that are listed out below: 1) If the internet explorer uses 100% CPU 2) If the depeneds.exe file uses 100% CPU 3) If the system uses 100% CPU while sending mails one of these will show that the system is affected by depends.exe

How to remove the depends.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the depends.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 February 2011 at 1:19 pm
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Product
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Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2695f900d16d98de
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Unclassified
Malware
No 2.2.6000 2.2.6000 Europe N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2695f900d16d98de
b51be9555a95a70b
921c5ed7
628600eb426ff420
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Unclassified
Malware
No 2.2.6000 2.2.6000 Ukraine N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7ff5252682f6a1a2
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Sality.gen
No 2.1.3790 2.1.3790 Brazil N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2695f900d16d98de
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921c5ed7
628600eb426ff420
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Unclassified
Malware
No 2.2.6000 2.2.6000 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 September 2008 at 10:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 314c0d3dd340fb38
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No 2.1.3623 2.1.3623 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 58c8a34e014174dc
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No 2.0 2.0 198.20.167.84/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 35b860fff9b3b74e
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No 2.0 2.0 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 530dbb1293d5d19d
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