How to Remove “Shareaza.exe”

What is Shareaza.exe?

Shareaza.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Shareaza Development Team. This process is known as Shareaza Ultimate File sharing and it belongs to Shareaza. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of Shareaza.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by Shareaza.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 Shareaza.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\matlab701\bin\win32\ 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 Shareaza.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 Shareaza.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.

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 Shareaza.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 April 2010 at 1:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Shareaza Development Team Executable 563d8ebaa19e2592
7045206e1b03d6f2
aa54e82d
77857fd80dbc1c0a
abc23fbdade3ffb2
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 2, 2, 3, 0 2, 2, 3, 0 Canada N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 September 2009 at 4:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Shareaza Development Team Executable 92832d9ba6ef62ea
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4c52ff1f
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No 2.5.5.3 2.5.5.3 10.224.1.115/32
2 Shareaza Development Team Executable f20c456d654ae288
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No 2, 5, 5, 0 2, 5, 5, 0 United States
3 Discordia, LTD Executable b8fb74c04fda4279
3c763d47ef056923
556a981c
9b5ff5af777c584f
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Yes 7.0.0.0 7.0.0.1007
86
10.224.1.115/32
4 Shareaza Executable 3ee5ade0d3f8bbd0
3d32ca1e42ce474d
a50fc9c0
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No 7, 0, 0, 0 7, 0, 0, 0 United States
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