How to Remove “advdraw.exe”

What is advdraw.exe?

advdraw.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Advanced Drawing. It belongs to PrintMaster and was developed by Broderbund Properties, LLC. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as advdraw.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with advdraw.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • advdraw.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 advdraw.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with advdraw.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing advdraw.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 November 2010 at 8:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Broderbund Properties LLC Executable 5340b046afdbe22f
6ab4d4c3b390f9a8
41994bd0
049f545aa0f6742e
90051ed7937d7557
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 22, 0, 0,
0000
22.0.0.000
0
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 July 2008 at 8:42 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Broderbund Properties LLC Executable e760d175c96f3360
1a564515cdc85364
601d44d9
300b630b944d833a
2f77571f0b702ef3
No 23, 0, 0,
0000
23.0.0.000
0
Canada
2 Broderbund Properties LLC Executable e760d175c96f3360
1a564515cdc85364
601d44d9
300b630b944d833a
2f77571f0b702ef3
No 23, 0, 0,
0000
23.0.0.000
0
United States
3 Broderbund Properties LLC Executable 6b6ebd1eef4758d5
09322dbba0161522
dfc723b0
b470eaa25be2b386
62bdd6aebf8106e8
No 4, 0, 0,
1011
4.0.0.1011 United States
4 Broderbund Properties LLC Executable 98a1f9682f820f22
68d7969a069b6af3
ff9f0052
144c1efce3de0bd3
6ffc079e4c58e391
No 5,1,1,1185 5,1,1,1185 Philippines
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