How to Remove “ImageDrive.exe”

What is ImageDrive.exe?


ImageDrive.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Ahead Software AG. This process is known as Nero ImageDrive and it belongs to the software Nero ImageDrive. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cyber criminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of ImageDrive.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

How to detect whether your system is affected by ImageDrive.exe ?


Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.


To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the ImageDrive.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from ImageDrive.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the ImageDrive.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install 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: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with ImageDrive.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 February 2011 at 2:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Ahead Software AG Executable 517bd67b9e1e85c9
2a9abf4941179c1a
a6063524
33f07b821e855cfb
5a709cb49a5a827c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 27, 0,
0
2, 27, 0,
0
Russian Federation N/A
2 Ahead Software AG Executable 372d5a557cb8de05
8163e2e07331d565
ee112acf
a19efb0cb59f1b87
1e19267dd21648e5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 27, 0,
7
2, 27, 0,
7
Russian Federation N/A
3 Ahead Software AG Executable 17750f7a3584707b
e811f5a15c1096a8
79bc3f56
f054790a7da1e8f2
55b0a07375b6a3f1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 27, 0,
7
2, 27, 0,
7
Russian Federation N/A
4 Ahead Software AG Executable 585cf53f901dacb8
e1cab9718c7b624c
49609465
ac1868d63f5dc0e6
55489403223c5bd1
Virus.Win32.
Qvod.~Gen
No 2, 27, 0,
7
2, 27, 0,
7
China N/A
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28

Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 July 2008 at 3:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Ahead Software AG Executable 36880d2e48e97e8d
31117cdefb789434
de61a0a9
193cb9846d47011a
28aabb6f230580b1
No 2, 23, 0,
9
2, 23, 0,
0
Internal Submission
2 Ahead Software AG Executable 16e6469ee1d94939
9cdd21816602f769
557ecbc0
1e3c440b135e13af
35ae63fac341f6a7
No 2, 27, 0,
5
2, 27, 0,
5
176.199.142.81/32
3 Ahead Software AG Executable a73fcdeb1b788a4c
80d02739fb1a85e4
afd7e781
e9949a389e9ef55d
05ec602f51984f31
No 2, 27, 0,
7
2, 27, 0,
7
Internal Submission
4 Ahead Software AG Executable 36880d2e48e97e8d
31117cdefb789434
de61a0a9
193cb9846d47011a
28aabb6f230580b1
No 2, 23, 0,
9
2, 23, 0,
0
10.224.1.117/32
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