How to Remove “Dxdiag.exe”

What is Dxdiag.exe?

Dxdiag.exe is a component file of Windows operating system and is used as a diagnostic tool to check the video or sound related problems in hardware. Dxdiag.exe is located in c:\windows. It is a very essential file for video and sound devices. So hacker or Cyber criminals write malware programs and name it as dxdiag.exe which is then spread via interent to infect the system.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to find if the system is affected by Dxdiag.exe malware

It is a legitimate file for Windows operating system. If you find the system performance getting very low or if the process usage is very high, the system have high chances of being affected by virus. Check the location of the file by going to the task manager by presssing the combination of keys ALT+CTRL+DEL then right click on the dxdiag.exe process and check the location of the file, if it is in c:\Windows then the file is safe and secure, if the file is located elsewhere then the system is affected by virus.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 February 2018 at 1:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable dbd183f981b6a81c
a94f87ba2bc4d3f2
464f0b5d
f4bd0970878e778d
21734dbbb5749418
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Vietnam N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 142880961764bdb2
281b07120816daee
10774ab6
959293cd7bc5bf32
91121aa5caf8d094
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Polip.A
No 5.03.2600.
2180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.03.2600.
2180
Europe N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable acbdb315a9429779
d472f6a874cd5c89
d8a8d568
487efc65812c07fe
f23650849193df9d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a91f6e0a54ef817d
8b208828214a9163
34a8e280
5c71e43247314cbc
22d91189c7c2f791
Virus.Win32.
Delf.NAP0
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
196.190.96.66/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 July 2008 at 8:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 dxdiag Executable 843db96e335e87b9
ec4b3529c2d777ec
ad808b81
623744602c8c2ec8
c555d1fc903619fc
No 1.00 1.00 China
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d1c7745de504badb
431f1ea0ef36caef
5b4a0aa8
41995c62f1cf7b11
d8ae123442a29d99
No 5.3.000000
1.0904
built by:
private/La
b06_dev(DX
BLD00)
5.3.000000
1.0904
10.0.17.149/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c4af19842f4cffdc
9e693055c8b9d31a
d2eac510
b761725874a7acb0
24745b5f7934043c
No 4.07.00.07
00
4.07.00.07
00
United States
4 ReactOS Development Team Executable f4f795658bc633d8
91eae5f2a839e7d4
c845ff2e
d440c325e3f7b111
356af6c08c871d3a
No 0.4.7 0.4.7 10.108.51.194/32
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