How to Remove “DkService.exe”

What is DkService.exe?

DkService.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Diskeeper Disk Optimization Service. It belongs to Executive Software International and was developed by Executive Software International. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as DkService.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the DkService.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 DkService.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program files.  files then the system is not affected by DkService.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by DkService.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing DkService.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 DkService.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 July 2008 at 8:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable c862c97a5df72f6d
16b06f7e65790834
7f1bc222
8fd452e1e16658a8
2ba63d7c91337877
Packed.Win32
..Black.~A
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable a54c563785ed1105
a7dd98dbacce1b93
a97fe1ed
88379cf0399faad7
a8874374fe5f611f
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 755f32cfa9453597
9d6cb77a14582d24
8168083e
daafac8fd24ea1c0
3fd3885335555d01
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission N/A
4 Diskeeper Corporation Executable 692ce421d491fa49
f7f87a30e1fc2414
231a839b
9ef10f3684574f7f
f4fa9c44b65ae06d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 9.0.541.0 9.0.541.0 Pakistan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 10:43 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Executive Software International, Inc. Executable 4f03963ae51662d2
3974bf4fabe4640e
a14ea01b
f547a589c464e14c
b2fd069ccbbcb817
No 9.0.524.0 9.0.524.0 Internal Submission
2 Executive Software International, Inc. Executable 56387f3267d0c86d
3e563cfa6a0185d9
282d3a45
15a2f2d06b1f8d2a
d2be055c40cb1b74
No 9.0.532.0 9.0.532.0 United States
3 Diskeeper Corporation Executable 2a5ef5e74ee03967
06aec1d5b025ce37
dcc93496
54f9bd9b99a6a1ad
b030ad503707ca55
Yes 13.0.835.0 13.0.835.0 Canada
4 Condusiv Technologies Executable ceb3b32f6b7d3816
2e71acc58a336c2a
d5e3d8ac
e0e4b57a403aa178
b89af820bc54e113
Yes 18.0.1104.
0
18.0.1104.
0
Internal Submission
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