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: 19 January 2012 at 5:01 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 ff3969122a61a199
0f73421ceddd95a3
4801c5c3
990726ea301d2507
b559a69552fadd18
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
Yes 1.00 1.00 Brazil 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 dbe00d4ab6663a63
da728b8a31e6f1c8
52e5b8f3
3fc5742041d28b81
b3e7e4a522441ca1
Yes 1.00 1.00 10.224.1.116/32
2 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable 2a58c9e9367340f2
7fca182a0c123b83
4effa884
ed02baf837264310
9f4545f16e1379ce
No 1.02 1.02 United States
3 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable 391a8997329d95f2
3392b9cfe05e683c
981a363b
e04f350d25a5b44b
7609fb73e54c537c
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission
4 Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com Executable 3d55f41c9b669ad5
b12456b543796ca7
6ec763d0
d0a360c0560e4bd5
d5d38e43da3fec6c
Yes 1.02 1.02 Russian Federation
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