How to Remove “coverdes.exe”

What is coverdes.exe?

coverdes.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Cover Designer. It belongs to Cover Designer, developed by Nero AG. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • coverdes.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:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

You can either choose to remove coverdes.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.

3. 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: 11 October 2010 at 9:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ahead software gmbh, karlsbad Executable 54ed8eccdff4b7a0
b567fae6172c7e25
fcf92a82
74190c0f31d1b2ca
93153bb3dfea789a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 2, 1,
11
2, 2, 1,
11
Poland N/A
2 Nero AG Executable f4329e0617666d07
66ff103c45b025ff
7b4c6843
a5dcad43889dbc0d
45362aca7a1481b4
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 3, 2, 3, 0 3, 2, 3, 0 United States N/A
3 Nero AG Executable 98cc8aeeaa067236
dd71bb319183387e
d9731b28
1a4fdb513fa3e872
e8cf1fd44dab50ec
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 2, 10, 1,
1
2, 10, 1,
1
Poland N/A
4 Nero AG Executable d3c455bedf7cd72c
30b71d5e71be0dc5
cc4674e6
0816dfb94be231c1
bf5618956cdd67a1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 3, 7, 0 2, 3, 7, 0 Russian Federation N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
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42

Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 July 2008 at 6:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Nero AG Executable 5b2648e69909554a
1625cbccd2597b58
90d24f6a
b3cd06f2f2b2ecd6
601eb9e0cd6f37cc
No 2, 3, 0,
45
2, 3, 0,
45
Poland
2 Ahead Software AG Executable 6b38d1d2ad2de6db
9f1b5a6bba7b0495
77b76a54
N/A No 2, 3, 0,
15
2, 3, 0,
15
Egypt
3 Nero AG Executable 5b2648e69909554a
1625cbccd2597b58
90d24f6a
b3cd06f2f2b2ecd6
601eb9e0cd6f37cc
No 2, 3, 0,
45
2, 3, 0,
45
198.20.167.84/32
4 Ahead Software AG Executable 254864a8b6b36d6e
76d3f8e5cf03cdce
dc174b6d
231c2047615147c1
a74415de9a0b90aa
No 2, 3, 0, 2 2, 3, 0, 2 United States
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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