How to Remove “da.exe”

What is da.exe?

da.exe is a legitimate executable file. It is developed by Sphnix software. This process is known as Desktop Assistant and it belongs to Desktop Assistant. It is commonly stored in C:\Documents and Settings.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of da.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by da.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt exefiles causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

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

  1. Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  2. Go to the process tab and right-click on the da.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Documents and Settings, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from da.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the da.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with da.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 April 2011 at 4:54 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 7bdf7ed246612f34
87a9bb71de78aad3
1434f031
541f1b33badd4bb6
3909ccc5b0c6a97c
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
2 Microsoft Executable a962a8375d19ba34
b500050700045df7
4dcfd692
a0d997a4d84bfa6c
7dc9cfaa7c461a57
Unclassified
Malware
No 257.496.2.
72
257.496.2.
72
United States N/A
3 N/A Executable c79c999c2cb756a2
9e02f1392a4ea7a6
813700eb
e1f3c0e8e222da06
5cec8eec4c2e9f9a
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.fkqiq
No 5.0.0.0 5.0.0.0 United Kingdom N/A
4 CALAXER Executable 8e02b3d83d17c931
f3017e870920c404
ad61165b
75d956569b93d53b
ebbaa8d72e2cf94e
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.Gen
No 1, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 0 Internal Submission N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
26

Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 March 2010 at 9:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Acelogix Software Executable d245b3c091ae3dad
3dd89a55d122db20
7004e5bf
5e32ad92150d1abd
eb751219105b131a
No 1, 2, 0,
124
1, 2, 0,
124
United States
2 N/A Executable dacdbe1125628858
98c88ac1b65ec254
2733d84b
647cef3eca1c8083
5a671ebe63f258a3
Yes 1.31 1.31 United States
3 Acelogix Software Executable fe3f6c3ee297087e
2207c0b228f6e604
f562749e
81d86bcb4bcd9943
ea97c3b82c508636
No 1, 0, 0,
120
1, 0, 0,
120
10.224.1.116/32
4 Acelogix Software Executable 980621800f5187da
ef017fa734b72800
9dc8d0a7
fafc6b5609dd2a8a
f1f701627e4b46de
No 1, 0, 0,
120
1, 0, 0,
120
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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