How to Remove “Explorer.exe”

What is Explorer.exe?

 

Explorer.exe is an operating system file. The process explorer.exe is popularly known as Windows Explorer and it is used to explore the graphical user interface of Windows and shows the files of the hard disk, it is an application window launched and allows the user to navigate the contents of folders and view file information. It belongs to belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System and developed by Microsoft Corporation.  The explorer.exe file size ranging from ranging from 1,0321,292 bytes to 3,194,368 bytes. Cyber criminals write the malware program and name it as explorer.exe to spread via interent.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


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


It is a Windows operating file and is stored in c:\windows. If you suspect that the system is affected by explorer.exe, then check the location of virus by going to the task manager. This can be done by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+DEL+ALT, then right click on the explorer.exe file and choose to open the location, if you find it located in c:/windows the system is not affected and if it shows elsewhere the system is affected by virus. If you find more than 6 processes running in your task manager and if it takes more cpu usage then you can conclude that your system is affected by virus.
 

How to remove the explorer.exe file from system using Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.
 
  • Step 5: It would take a while for the Comodo Internet Security to update the virus protection software.
 
  • 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.
 
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Malware Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 08 October 2011 at 12:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 深圳红创音乐 Executable 8384f0d197d17b2d
544871c5a407498a
03e88d59
7a450a9011ee6025
3a29985c6f303b81
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.21 1.21 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable c381302c56cc22fa
da69c04c6fe0e47e
8ec9e329
6b60c20e64850d9e
1cadb4f9fd6127db
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.QOTY
No 1.00 1.00 197.210.226.149/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 6627ce17260bcf4e
2301476d9386f7c0
14226a41
6bb09c2e286f1042
9367bba56a9da5a2
TrojWare.Win
32.Amtar.KNB
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 5947d2ec4801c900
5417605370a6c386
37425d26
83ee470c525ec260
3ac5c4fd5df99221
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.QOTY
No 1.00 1.00 Venezuela N/A
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Safe Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 07 July 2008 at 9:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6d19a083f5b1da03
6f094fbc2f07e62c
d81592c8
29db1892ffac700d
8db2a46455fbcbbb
No 6.0.6001.1
8164
(vistasp1_
gdr.081028
-1730)
6.0.6001.1
8164
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e21f0b6226987fd0
64063210760d7526
52ad19a8
c04aef6412bee063
279fcc88b01e7123
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600,1
6385
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a00309c718178bd1
2f2a629211720633
f76bb3c4
7fc03e71841814e0
375fadba5bb35345
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7a88ea539807faa9
3411c0ed12518bf9
5113976e
82b8373ed12a6028
20108f6154bf0c4c
No 6.00.2900.
2180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.00.2900.
2180
Internal Submission
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