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: 23 September 2017 at 11:49 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
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Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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8ca330b4
a36f6b4c0c50d82a
2b231a84c0e9e539
Unclassified
Malware
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
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Unclassified
Malware
No 1.2.0.1 N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 April 2016 at 1:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 071e1cb134ed2865
1fb2e3aef3f42638
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22d32bf541151f4b
No N/A N/A United States
2 Rational Intellectual Holdings Ltd. Executable 07146e8614d7b3cd
9b6cc9d1286478e5
21a00e4f
2fd8a6732ae7ab03
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Yes 3.0.2.6 3.0.0.0 United States
3 N/A Executable 740227b0b079ad81
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No N/A N/A Portugal
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