How to Remove “bearshare.exe”

What is bearshare.exe?

bearshare.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as BearShare. It belongs to BearShare, developed by Free Peers, Inc. It is located in C:\Program files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • bearshare.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 bearshare.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:\Program files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove bearshare.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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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 bearshare.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 July 2010 at 9:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 V9 Downloader Executable cafd23787169a354
bed85fe8273637ee
3ab61e4b
ca14b05dd30e5eb6
a593539a57fb22fd
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 N/A 151.135.212.149/32 N/A
2 Free Peers, Inc. Executable b1e2adc6e5fa7080
9ee005926ea94135
5fbe87fb
7604c6f9e684d294
7c9b8b15f2189b13
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 5.2.0.2 N/A Brazil N/A
3 Free Peers, Inc. Executable 5521ee228052ccb6
b4706c380d4ec473
52e62907
41470f9b59549bbb
eb71224e32421618
Unclassified
Malware
No 4.6.2.1 4.6.2 Netherlands N/A
4 N/A Executable 7113d0bcb762b62c
d9377005ac829bad
9f670ab8
33d110b91a859959
4716c66f6cf9dc29
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 Philippines N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 June 2008 at 9:42 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 MusicLab, LLC Executable ec9fa9d53b6c49f7
ea4407166cdf69e0
aafdf051
6b828591bf697884
2f1bc42a3566c66f
Yes 9.0.0.0 9.0.0.8808
3
10.224.1.21/32
2 MusicLab, LLC Executable 963df32ef87cccf8
c02589a2c4a61da1
1a13d830
183331433740745c
19e10a48802f2d96
Yes 10.0.0.0 10.0.0.124
833
Internal Submission
3 MusicLab, LLC Executable 110df42c11298e54
316050da959fb9df
94e5ac33
d63bce424d02fbdc
5095f55504f1369a
Yes 10.0.0.0 10.0.0.125
075
Internal Submission
4 MusicLab, LLC Executable e5edeb757a030ba9
e58067ef00061c80
48454410
6242033f6037b2a8
ef99a81d58290e2b
Yes 10.0.0.0 10.0.0.128
377
10.224.1.22/32
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