How to Remove “MixerDef.exe”

What is MIXERDEF.EXE?

MIXERDEF.EXE is a legitimate executable file developed by unknown. This process is known as Creative Mixer Default Settings Restorer and it belongs to the Creative Audio Product application. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of MIXERDEF.EXE to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by MIXERDEF.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 start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • 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 MIXERDEF.EXE file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, 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 MIXERDEF.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 MIXERDEF.EXE malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 February 2012 at 12:50 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Creative Technology Ltd Executable 86f71651e3c7ae43
cd1fbd2984b534c1
057ccef2
4e0cdb3beb1bd38f
91888e4e7ab525a3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.T
No 1.0.5.0 1.0.0.0 Russian Federation N/A
2 Creative Technology Ltd Executable 50f5bf9edcf26a75
7c00a8be23fda70c
445030f3
c8d3e80ee5cab62b
5b259079c85fbc81
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 5 1, 0, 0, 5 Egypt N/A
3 Creative Technology Ltd Executable 35f303cfb7ab187b
ac7cfe852af5ed98
e5f68ad3
e7eea3146cb2edfb
edb0edddd1b04549
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1, 0, 0, 5 1, 0, 0, 5 Brazil N/A
4 Creative Technology Ltd Executable e3bc3e8953404e9a
3d5335ee9325230d
752ceacf
182c90bf09ad4781
b126676a3b2ccd38
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 1, 0, 0, 5 1, 0, 0, 5 Brazil N/A
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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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 June 2008 at 8:12 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Creative Technology Ltd Executable 14f7888372485bc8
3386e33e16dc7be0
b1e736a2
b52020602901b855
5eee00010494ae98
No 1, 0, 0, 6 1, 0, 0, 6 Internal Submission
2 Creative Technology Ltd Executable f7c1c80503cc28aa
605e90df09eb3bf5
401e110b
1f23d0b7bb3afeb5
85792bd9e2c2070f
No 1.0.4.0 1.0.0.0 United States
3 Creative Technology Ltd Executable f7c1c80503cc28aa
605e90df09eb3bf5
401e110b
1f23d0b7bb3afeb5
85792bd9e2c2070f
No 1.0.4.0 1.0.0.0 United Kingdom
4 Creative Technology Ltd Executable f7c1c80503cc28aa
605e90df09eb3bf5
401e110b
1f23d0b7bb3afeb5
85792bd9e2c2070f
No 1.0.4.0 1.0.0.0 Japan
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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