How to Remove “bwmeter.exe”

What is bwmeter.exe?

bwmeter.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as BWMeter Application. It belongs to BWMeter and was developed by DeskSoft. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as bwmeter.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with bwmeter.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • bwmeter.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the bwmeter.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then it is likely that the system is affected with bwmeter.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing bwmeter.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 September 2008 at 5:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 DeskSoft Executable fc469c167084ccc5
39b49c1bc6800f5c
01f5c694
52e8aea27113762d
f40cdc3d2eee2f63
Virus.Win32.
Wapomi.AA
No 4.3.5 4.3.5 Internal Submission N/A
2 DeskSoft Executable e2a974d8796d6afb
5bbcb192066d140a
5d8b481d
12a2dea04642bfb3
cc8e972b71b350a0
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 5.2.0 5.2.0 Taiwan N/A
3 DeskSoft Executable 6cc5cadfb1624e76
f5ab158a8761744b
7b50fcdf
706997ef1eb9c2c3
206ec81c2c9b7dc3
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 5.2.0 5.2.0 Taiwan N/A
4 DeskSoft Executable 523bd95c0ca35812
131aaffacd944236
19df98c3
6ee9882145925002
e4f870c053333ea5
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.8.1 6.8.1 164.138.189.24/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 July 2008 at 6:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 0d654fce180139fa
b73c603b45869d7b
59035bfd
4861168be9926523
41f56d6a5f56db75
No N/A N/A Ukraine
2 DeskSoft Executable 39e5a0aa31e53708
464ab82ed933c411
744a7fc9
373972df2fbbc69c
7424580e7ebc3a45
No 4.1.7 4.1.7 Internal Submission
3 DeskSoft Executable e1031905cf38894c
2e5c187b778bff8c
6906f47e
26c0bbcdc312509c
f7ca2395dbde1afb
No 6.2.2 6.2.2 United States
4 N/A Executable b47066f580c635bf
bfebc5c7dfcc85f3
d0fdb15f
cca6bfb75704d278
614b4a2a15127fe3
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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