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 f19527ad5d8304e9
c94c0fc0871ade12
b16088bd
181f6e42660204c3
b24d950b07961dc2
No 6, 5, 0,
1481
6.5.0.1481 United States
2 Broderbund Properties LLC Executable 6ee425af78fce49f
92d19ae399c82522
b293c4fe
N/A No 4, 0, 0,
1019
4.0.0.1019 Australia
3 Broderbund Properties LLC Executable 6940aad84a06da3f
9b9c6757215bd14b
ddd30c24
bcc99f4e85079a6d
268debe0ed3d930f
No 4, 0, 0,
1021
4.0.0.1021 Canada
4 The Learning Company Executable 282969548c8bb61a
27faa82fad512f80
111fb847
296dc8ae8f14abe2
ac4bb79fc4363c7d
No 1.10 1.10 United Kingdom
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