How to Remove “HelloWorld.exe”

What is HelloWorld.exe?


HelloWorld.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Dotfuscator Sample Application.  It is associated with software Dotfuscator Sample Application developed by PreEmptive Solutions, LLC . It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as HelloWorld.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with HelloWorld.exe malware?


Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with HelloWorld.exe malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • HelloWorld.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible HelloWorld.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove HelloWorld.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!


Windows OS PC Security Softwares: 

5

Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 October 2011 at 3:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable f5683113a679019f
98b2297f0a63fecd
814694b6
3efbe5682b000e36
597c70d55f18fa1c
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ge
neric.461409
80
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable c4434149c76c7c66
c66c1b814226bb91
4370011f
670ea65188c389a7
f923735281f9bd78
Backdoor.Win
32.Generic.2
903810
No N/A N/A Germany N/A
3 N/A Executable f3cabfa3091f4982
b547f1723e208adf
ca1613e3
b2a6a42b22bff0aa
9ba7a6cd440a5b0c
TrojWare.Win
32.Shutdowne
r.sk
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
4 N/A Executable ee9c8527161a159b
f6ee3cf2e0fee828
af2f3922
a3b80cd8f4a90e60
22df4b091ca98259
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ge
neric.461409
80
No N/A N/A Germany N/A
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16

Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 May 2010 at 12:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 5e51f300c87cce6b
0af128a616d59c8c
3ec78c18
e4a569dd9a479506
87a786dc939abcde
Yes 3.0.130.3 1.0.0.0 10.108.51.203/32
2 N/A Executable 0c20961feba992b2
944a4d47ddbcc31e
6fd96677
033dac8169400141
675810c6e77522bf
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable a5bee8c3ffbd7e18
e70a8cb3497fa1eb
5342838c
7c60ff2469381d75
5f0f399507542698
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
4 Primera Technology Executable ddcc03e3678d42a7
3603dd229b7e4662
f6f694d8
21471c468710b715
091d252cf76e776d
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.0.17.167/32
Display 4 items per page
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