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 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: 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 August 2010 at 4:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 23e9ac422cfc3a6a
9e6374f9c2f4ec2c
cf743108
343c6765080183bc
92ce11ce4e2b216a
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 82e8efabed45b377
daf49acab1c5b950
7e653ce1
9ca85e4a14f55772
e5143d69a1e59d14
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 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
4 N/A Executable c4434149c76c7c66
c66c1b814226bb91
4370011f
670ea65188c389a7
f923735281f9bd78
Backdoor.Win
32.Generic.2
903810
No N/A N/A Germany N/A
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29

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 PreEmptive Solutions, LLC Executable 82e5cc1bfb32211d
f59e695a5000dc7b
22208649
7836480be8891bfe
8eba53f6309180c8
Yes 1.0.3610.2
4374
1.0.3610.2
4374
Turkey
2 N/A Executable cb8578fb9842d20d
d3046c923fd75bf6
3af4e91b
1e7a0a2d743e5e7f
fdadde32fc7617c5
No N/A N/A Austria
3 N/A Executable d85aee45543b743f
4a7263efd9458623
fb48cb13
b9aac97a02daad12
e863be0ccfdba881
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States
4 N/A Executable 5e51f300c87cce6b
0af128a616d59c8c
3ec78c18
e4a569dd9a479506
87a786dc939abcde
Yes 3.0.130.3 1.0.0.0 10.108.51.203/32
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