How to Remove “daemon.exe”

What is daemon.exe?

daemon.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Virtual DAEMON Manager. It is associated with DAEMON Tools software, developed by the DT Soft Ltd. It is typically located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after daemon.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with daemon.exe  malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • daemon.exe  takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible daemon.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 daemon.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 12:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 DT Soft Ltd. Executable 7e6387b1ad01a9e9
c4e508aa91221d40
07cf4787
1be86afdea226f17
197f18bf30074aa5
Yes 4.10.0.0 4.10.0.0 United States
2 SHADOWDEFENDER.COM Executable 66da3f2120e61c00
e15d8f6b15335a27
0053cf0c
3fd6eaa198b069f3
73dc875b1ba642ba
Yes 1.4.0.578 1.4.0.578 10.108.55.52/32
3 DT Soft Ltd. Executable 206167dd6afa1ca1
87c3737b97c2a840
3051807f
624e632328cedd3a
ce8636d6430628b0
Yes 4.00.0.0 4.00.0.0 198.20.167.84/32
4 Apache Software Foundation Executable 8a35d04fab5d3b90
4491061f4f12830f
9da4754f
779f12cec22a70a2
019c4a7918d145dd
No 1.0.14.0 1.0.14.0 198.20.167.84/32
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