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?

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.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 March 2008 at 12:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 9ec9990c5813c471
6c39535685f249a6
98a4ddff
b47143bc9540a5ff
7cddb606bff022bb
Unclassified
Malware
Yes N/A 2.8 Turkey N/A
2 N/A Executable 4b44f1eae1fec7c4
3953adbed341024b
a130cd27
2bb7601599d90e61
4570b96bc96847ae
Application.
Win32.Solimb
a.GW
Yes 3.0.17.4 N/A Canada N/A
3 Tenonihufe Executable 03c2671c14de2e32
9fb2ab91b5b11237
6f994839
edafae730040bc95
b078cdfa2b24f440
ApplicUnwnt Yes 4.2.4.6 4.5.6 United States N/A
4 SecuredDownload Executable 5e7946d5e55ff705
6ea343b0307ee1dc
7581fa42
ec07586a240bcfc7
1248074caa0723b3
ApplicUnwnt Yes 1.0.13.240
53
1.0.13.240
53
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 2:48 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 MusicLab, LLC Executable 9f8552f34c70bf4b
7d41cbc2fe54e9a8
e8cf749c
7422d9cfec154246
11a4f0b32cfde300
No 6.2.0.4923
4
1.0 Slovakia
2 MusicLab, LLC Executable 6a65fdf157e403d6
e141b615b0bf77c9
a2c727e3
8336a4a27eee817b
9db593a4920c8b7f
No 10.0.0.0 10.0.0.129
023
10.224.1.22/32
3 MusicLab, LLC Executable d4b22f87ec8155f1
5a6005f0c0f482c6
960adb7b
aad6ae8dad578b65
d5c41f9198247fdc
Yes 11.0.0.0 11.0.0.133
391
United States
4 MusicLab, LLC Executable aeefe79ff3f1b18d
b7b2c1586b693546
04af5eff
e0a1a12a6b79f20d
74098b011c97a18b
Yes 10.0.0.0 10.0.0.131
462
Internal Submission
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