How to Remove “array.exe”

What is array.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, array.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Array.exe and it belongs to Microsoft .NET Framework SDK. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

array.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after array.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by array.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • array.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove array.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove array.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

  1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.
  2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:
  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use.
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

  1. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

     4.Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 May 2014 at 1:25 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 5ac487fc69b47fda
551ba34b176733a8
828629d9
1b2265aa3d4f642b
2c17b3eb7703e1bb
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.sma
k
No N/A N/A Estonia N/A
2 N/A Executable d5726e2d5e8fe7d5
f206923480f41fef
8598818b
1763f5d1f08fddff
8dfefc3a1fe55eb1
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.nw
No N/A N/A 37.204.139.89/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 September 2009 at 10:51 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable fad1b6fa6578b9ba
70efb0f53c0cbe9c
47f1add9
b74d3024a6534a20
672eadf25876bf2f
No N/A N/A Israel
2 N/A Executable 2f26d123f359c8e9
86d0f755bfc2d639
1a0d336e
b8050b1e3d65f90b
badc572f2dbc57ea
No N/A N/A Israel
3 N/A Executable aa40b7dcb762d382
65a50788047c88af
5a8efeb8
acec9beb1fb76abe
55eaff8f76a2e91c
No N/A N/A Israel
4 N/A Executable dbe7f30f7961f5f0
6a8de02b941ff13e
b189b791
ecbdc0343c3e16fa
ff24b3d89e12aa93
No N/A N/A Israel
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