How to Remove “Desktops.exe”

What is Desktops.exe?

Desktops.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Configuration Settings. It is associated with Software Virtual Desktop developed by New IT Solutions. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as Desktops.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with Desktops.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Desktops.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Desktops.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible Desktops.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 October 2009 at 7:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable 7715affe81f77326
ee75c8f24553d764
0107e91b
6c3012b9dcbe2fdf
2f8e38acedafeb08
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
Yes 1.02 1.02 Brazil N/A
2 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable d50b627e641263f3
8561cf6b1a98ac2b
f3d37907
c0e1527e97e483c7
c5e5090d4bab1c70
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
Yes 1.02 1.02 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
3 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable ff3969122a61a199
0f73421ceddd95a3
4801c5c3
990726ea301d2507
b559a69552fadd18
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
Yes 1.00 1.00 Brazil N/A
4 N/A Executable 98f5d65d838f0cbf
7e846006abc7a211
3dfb7de4
d46605bb391e6a73
902a66f55051563d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 November 2008 at 12:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable c415d6904ac23599
ea53b4f8ee4acbba
8bfeb0f2
1b389656d41d4584
13fb9e09f42105f5
Yes 2.0 2.0 10.224.1.58/32
2 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable 2a58c9e9367340f2
7fca182a0c123b83
4effa884
ed02baf837264310
9f4545f16e1379ce
No 1.02 1.02 United States
3 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable 14f780a71bcc3821
d1c63b3c713ba572
1a3bb082
1b5efd425d09498b
c271c30b1ef968e6
No 2.0 2.0 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 1f723b492cf17ed9
161adb9ac5553766
2c3254da
8fc30383e67d5170
be99a2462713ded2
No N/A N/A United States
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