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.
 
  • Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the explorer.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 March 2018 at 1:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 587cf5dfbb3eabfa
b0254b33de75e69e
bb70a802
0023fbc139df0f5e
07b45958bf4d43fa
TrojWare.MSI
L.Spy.Agent.
EF
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 United States N/A
2 Microsoft Executable aa6caf84b0ee71f9
4a68e2ae56122683
9f733c39
3dc82453f5da98e8
9f0586fc407272ab
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.OSKB
No 1.00 1.00 Nigeria N/A
3 www.microsoft.com Executable 024ee0798c239f54
258a3420104f7118
372ad3fb
45b9935356180871
c15f50daae2cb719
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.6.0-beta
1
3.6.0-beta
1
United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 80dc3f384469adc3
5610b371b9e6a41e
3c13836c
a84b6645b30a5aa5
27d17e7a3de8e19b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
151.236.166.215/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 October 2011 at 1:51 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3463ee9978fcc7c6
367fb29e48df28d2
98c3b1cb
fcc3a8505f5a2977
dd436c56d3791487
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
10.108.51.235/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 37b7834b2eca5fae
fe88add6b47a5381
a85bf272
28ca9d6ae4f85471
7217d4b83a4e17a6
No 6.1.7601.1
7567
6.1.7601.1
7567
10.0.17.146/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3377dd2b67d304c5
5f283c9d22942406
c8c2932e
c2c7404067a58e0e
20a40d1472ca3e51
No 4.00 4.00 United States
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