How to Remove “answers.exe”

What is answers.exe?

answers.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Answers Corporation. This process is known as 1-Click Answers Client and it belongs to Answers. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of answers.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by answers.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 answers.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from answers.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the answers.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with answers.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 19 May 2017 at 7:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 61da270df4c20c38
d2abffa940000644
c4c0eb4f
627b325c1e7d9c70
5ce75b3e141b332b
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Agent.D
T
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 June 2008 at 11:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Answers Corporation Executable f4495fd9e12ec088
d01d5618a9f861a7
0996023e
36463d99fddec0e7
a3e6f4bbd15cf19d
No 2.3 (build
609)
2.3 (build
609)
Internal Submission
2 windowsvipcuv@live.cn Executable d05fe10ae86c7e58
d326cdbd3fb754ef
642f47ac
c5c786cdf94b28cf
6a81304d831881b4
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 Answers Corporation Executable 944608a75b4bde81
913c3521004018d4
946b8fa4
bce9efc2d022c742
4683603dfe1491ce
No 2.0 (build
453)
2.0 (build
453)
Internal Submission
4 Answers Corporation Executable d349023ec09f4e06
7b1461aece7d7dba
e57bcb6d
e45b318af2af5549
39ff4b1c144ec207
No 1.1 (build
381)
1.1 (build
381)
United States
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