How to Remove “Stub.exe”

 

What is Stub.exe?

Originally developed by Conduit, stub.exe is a legitimate file process and the process also known as Conduit and it is associated with softwareAVG Download Manager. It is located in C:\Program files by default.

stub.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after stub.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with stub.exe malware?

If your system is affected by stub.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:
stub.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory

  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside  C:\Program files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove stub.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove stub.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 July 2010 at 5:17 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 764e066bf1225d79
eefc8903a6da8500
f3a70922
4276f92141b46f0b
94babaef581e91fe
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A 2.3.2.7 United States N/A
2 URSoft,Inc Executable 586cc7de39b4b004
f5f00f80ef7ce2ac
d3ddd6a4
af27ece959fef090
ab8494e1cde4b1bc
TrojWare.MSI
L.Bladabindi
.EF
No 7.4.2012.0
5
7.4 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 2591512438d978b4
be3f1d1ec36d0a4e
968b2fba
ac1c506c033ee220
c285c2ee876502aa
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 6074b1309d72ccdb
9daaa23af5565483
49c59e79
8b3b9c0edc5d6491
e24d23d95655061f
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A 2.3.3.9 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 March 2010 at 4:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Panda Security, S.L. Executable 9d4852b4dd511251
374d8bbe6db8f416
6f21b85c
17b7ead4d3f64670
9bc3fc2e00927e3e
Yes 5.0.9.0 5.0.9.0 United States
2 Conduit Executable 52a0ac145bdf43a1
604887853b2b7d45
411e0349
f1e16ab9120369e7
d70d0c18f8453490
Yes 6.0.1.0 N/A United States
3 Panda Security, S.L. Executable 7b7adf6377ded62a
0872e96a77d2ade5
ae49635f
7e32a3ddba7e8894
2376572a1cc097bd
Yes 5.0.15.0 5.0.15.0 United States
4 AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o. Executable 628ab42b193d56c7
12ec546eabd3689a
cfe9fe61
7c54f86bcde20543
13e933b808cf5b8f
Yes 9, 0, 0,
114
9, 0, 0,
114
United States
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