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: 25 October 2011 at 2:03 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
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No 5.0.0.0 5.0.0.0 United Kingdom N/A
4 vidente Executable 59ead27669e4c300
f42c09280031550a
d1b34dd7
434a6a7fc3566525
78d604e88d287b3e
Unclassified
Malware
No 32.02.0004 32.02.0004 United States N/A
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22

Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 June 2010 at 11:45 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 fc3bd34b36c316ca
4c0066ee641df2c4
c15a80d2
09cf2145ee79793e
06be12d3c55752c6
No 1, 2, 0,
124
1, 2, 0,
124
United States
4 Acelogix Software Executable 79333db1ce413fbf
ee445250296c94db
c3ddbbe3
d5af661025d3b70a
4401efc9694471cd
No 1, 2, 0,
125
1, 2, 0,
125
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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