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 Anti Virus will remove the explorer.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 May 2018 at 1:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b702d4f1f815f45e
61f106893601e1bb
54ec281e
75749f93b3ee1bcd
9efcc3b398d89c5b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
103.255.4.77/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable c556da1fca389579
b39c9ed2919f6d81
c991dff0
fbd50f3b0007ecfd
cae37b5b1fc776fc
Backdoor.Win
32.DarkKomet
.GH
No N/A N/A Canada N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d90627424faa7b32
6ef6416cbefd263a
5b94d0de
ca96b348a64ed75e
9326c059a0156399
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
197.39.23.132/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f04bd9ad2878525a
0bd1e76362561ba3
79650177
bcab0e7c1ec02aa1
48e0926753f1fa01
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
196.64.235.221/32 N/A
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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 ReactOS Development Team Executable 53fe0178ded3cce2
7964e79980b35510
c7233678
d3b039528cab4e63
177b011ab1d7a63c
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 10.108.51.194/32
2 ReactOS Development Team Executable 53fe0178ded3cce2
7964e79980b35510
c7233678
d3b039528cab4e63
177b011ab1d7a63c
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7a88ea539807faa9
3411c0ed12518bf9
5113976e
82b8373ed12a6028
20108f6154bf0c4c
No 6.00.2900.
2180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.00.2900.
2180
United States
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