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.

How to remove apexdc.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 apexdc.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 November 2011 at 1:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a6988e3750a5ac16
5346d736beaf18ce
f82014ea
23ded98ca987bc4b
7dd3c0212cdbe9ed
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 March 2010 at 2:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ApexDC++ Development Team Executable 4c187f16d55a8091
ae8d5ef6ad080494
dd7cf6cc
9320fcaaa8b5f40d
3482969287df0989
No 0.8.5.0 1.5.5 Internal Submission
2 ApexDC++ Development Team Executable 3c3d70eb99606ceb
449a7422dd1476d5
e4b2a433
5ae1e9852a37ce3b
b92ecc0dca8a5ff0
No 0, 7, 6, 0 1.4.3 United States
3 ApexDC++ Development Team Executable d53af50b239ffbe2
b7bbf5b5a54ea7ab
654ebafe
906f0923cde31414
38c759258d264244
No 0, 7, 6, 0 1.3.0 Internal Submission
4 ApexDC++ Development Team Executable e9d8e14f58df3e43
16cd4f6ade98be31
a2c9f1c8
84e5dd705acc7eaa
9a3726061aa1e637
No 0, 7, 6, 0 1.3.0 Internal Submission
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