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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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 September 2008 at 5:08 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7ff5252682f6a1a2
c03a15f0338cac76
044a1c50
ec8064022bd684fa
d3acab8c8798fc65
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.1.3790 2.1.3790 Brazil N/A
2 N/A Executable 9748462abe82a8fe
611bcf3482d4cbaf
c7e892d5
7dff2ebae924b5c6
24e122e4b198ca63
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4fd8073ca2862680
756d2c303d9aaa43
5446c98d
176f7a565c37dd1a
b0bb1a9049cb91ca
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.1.2519 2.1.2519 Ukraine N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2a3abbbdb82eb85c
03f7e6f1447993bf
256fd4c5
e99ba2df97466621
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Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1.0 1.0 Philippines N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 August 2008 at 10:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8eeb9d93995026d6
24de5995235004f6
c3004b79
77bf07a438f70681
f9b7123b76697e99
No 2.1.2519 2.1.2519 India
2 N/A Executable b025e0c05162f22c
c193642862c8983a
80cdc7b3
f2771551cc0ce12c
5881a7549565e5a4
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 314c0d3dd340fb38
862d469abaa9bfc9
c9de3ccd
b6b2db895399c6bd
d6a9b26dc9b4a063
No 2.1.3623 2.1.3623 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 58c8a34e014174dc
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26a8ce9e6845625d
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No 2.0 2.0 198.20.167.84/32
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