How to Remove “addressoverride.exe”

What is addressoverride.exe?

addressoverride.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as DirectPlay Sample Application. It belongs to Microsoft DirectX for Windows, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Documents and Settings by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as addressoverride.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with addressoverride.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with addressoverride.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • addressoverride.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible addressoverride.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Documents and Settings, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove addressoverride.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free 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 after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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First Seen: 19 July 2009 at 2:55 pm
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