How to Remove “apexdc.exe”

What is apexdc.exe?

apexdc.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as ApexDC++. It belongs to ApexDC++, developed by ApexDC++ Developement Team. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • apexdc.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 apexdc.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:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 July 2010 at 2:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 9c566427a9f8d2d7
613815541dae7a1a
c1c7e9ab
50d6d9c2374908ad
d6ed953c2cbd7d6a
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Executable ca89ea8b43d10518
45ef7715d38f632f
8c022eec
a2794ffbcd9d1e79
07c6ca98ef8d33e2
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
3 N/A Executable ef9a9db6dafaf566
f3b658d3a3b13ccf
63c9bfb2
0e614187ffc28cdd
6311d89a204b005f
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Austria N/A
4 ApexDC++ Development Team Executable 080ea5ca45733545
ded8b32900805046
e2ce659f
2b960255e864d120
5f6fe986fbb42504
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 0, 6, 9, 7 1.0.0 Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2008 at 6:08 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ApexDC++ Development Team Executable e07132947d28ef7f
5dc5f3059f48abd4
4821cfe3
c1bf66895ad0703f
c769aaa92a1cf887
No 0, 7, 6, 0 1.3.0 Spain
2 ApexDC++ Development Team Executable 4c187f16d55a8091
ae8d5ef6ad080494
dd7cf6cc
9320fcaaa8b5f40d
3482969287df0989
No 0.8.5.0 1.5.5 Internal Submission
3 ApexDC++ Development Team Executable e0ccdc50a3112512
445156ae4fa8210a
5747a8f8
307f07d2fabc7fa0
cd79f38c13f946c9
No 0, 6, 9, 9 1.0.0 Russian Federation
4 ApexDC++ Development Team Executable d48152edb04eb90b
6e497236b7787342
e486a953
5bf1c455f543700a
835978144712adaf
No 0, 7, 6, 0 1.3.0 Spain
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