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: 04 October 2018 at 4:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ab84c10c5b5a36c9
cc6f598a38ba0223
22419da7
68e3a1601ddbf3b2
61827e2b14e7dc17
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.2900.
5634
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.080703
-1303)
6.00.2900.
5634
Egypt N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a21a15c88d16e905
e827eba9e458192c
54f76863
1cc8a36d52c3a693
c83637ddec4941cf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
5.155.7.12/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable a37e23820a2b5f9a
b566a8d32e4624fd
ad1fca68
84a7daff6655b687
17649a283ac7266a
Backdoor.Win
32.DarkKomet
.GH
No N/A N/A Taiwan N/A
4 Microsoft Executable 46185207b63ab0cc
c6e332433966898b
00b07062
7cad41bef3a4f3f3
60708cccfcc21087
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.OSKB
No 1.00 1.00 Venezuela N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 January 2010 at 10:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 65127725a352077b
f6e2353512a4b4bf
9800ef7d
31314e98fba1e1f2
6689f55161f11412
No 1, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 0 10.108.51.155/32
2 N/A Executable 69672ef49330b6f7
b2ff78c907350f43
9b5dd13b
f04a49e488be765f
e0bd6d060a6533c5
No 1, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 0 10.108.51.155/32
3 N/A Executable d97f043447019ee7
cc26aff1490ff9a1
28b0d790
54a009577be9ce8e
d6ca0a805f101ca0
Yes N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 380c2f73c8a49be6
ea1edcb142c05754
42c2e502
fd09d91c13a5445b
b20a1878a50cc281
Yes N/A N/A United States
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