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: 10 October 2011 at 4:54 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 NULL Executable e49c23e5806eebce
6fdb6076d615f821
5ed49931
8f1ba3eedd55799e
eb6ca792e727d462
Backdoor.MSI
L.Bladabindi
.AI
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 10.224.25.40/32 N/A
2 NULL Executable 62216d55b748ea6e
3db8f10be5dfcd04
1f48d6e2
d49095b61764a9f8
ea44a2872c280fed
Unclassified
Malware
No 3, 3, 7,
20
NULL Internal Submission N/A
3 CERUSITE10 Executable 7bc0c0549c4e06b9
0af7990006e76653
9a9eeaa6
967396aefb9fa2a7
90c318579c854cee
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent
No 1.06.0001 1.06.0001 United Kingdom N/A
4 N/A Executable 40e326473f60c81f
a163af9ec235784d
2fbeba0b
34b389254421d264
4fcb2d44c4283323
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 October 2009 at 7:12 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable b63bfc05d260d5d2
d9de4d4de3038760
9bb0955e
d4b14a467ab3283b
ed70115b069e82ff
Yes N/A N/A United States
2 Strictly British Executable 9f105fe9910fe53b
8109f30b036b8e1b
ad1991bf
b35eaea5366864f0
fd38a133ff6be7b3
No 1.0.1.84 1.0 Internal Submission
3 N/A Non-executable da4206ca62e6d15c
407ab9000b275756
f40cac56
e50ffb9e7cde0f48
3a3571178aed8fe5
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable a55bcb84bb5b918b
2494faac68c746da
07f2bfd6
50d5ef5a48ec7685
f61f2470bed75b61
Yes N/A N/A Ukraine
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