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

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 Microsoft Executable ac165b4fe1c8af29
3f0a965f45b56c0f
00aaa719
61b089e26ed19a15
2865bc9e24d624d6
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.OSKB
No 1.00 1.00 Philippines N/A
2 N/A Executable ea7ee81bfb22c497
bcceaa7f62668e5c
80c179f0
17f7b73c808e95bf
98cb72534f02f644
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.QOTY
No 1.00 1.00 India N/A
3 Microsoft Executable eee66a5945cbba5c
b5cacc708991dcaf
0e1ee70b
644e5ea0b7181647
d000dfca6e13a3d3
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.OSKB
No 1.00 1.00 152.168.187.172/32 N/A
4 深圳红创音乐 Executable 8384f0d197d17b2d
544871c5a407498a
03e88d59
7a450a9011ee6025
3a29985c6f303b81
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.21 1.21 Internal Submission 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 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
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7a88ea539807faa9
3411c0ed12518bf9
5113976e
82b8373ed12a6028
20108f6154bf0c4c
No 6.00.2900.
2180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.00.2900.
2180
Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 10b5a9e90ffb1fef
7416fc406127852e
6871618c
c24bec450d9f869b
bc434979435ddd17
No 1.0.10.0 1.0.10.0 Internal Submission
4 Passwin, Inc. Executable 4ff454ef8914af69
b7561b3793841c9a
016309b2
1947d51c687e593d
d9ecb3d63d0a324a
No 1.7.0.0 1.7.0.0 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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