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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Malware Entries

First Seen: 19 August 2017 at 10:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable cbef097713495a1c
aeb4994e4273214f
63ee2ebd
094273ad908544ad
f69d12b0c8f5b3fa
ApplicUnwnt No 1.1.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 6157b5bc14cf0dca
d2046e765b547010
fb03ecc9
c236ee5fe748534c
7c6fb049761376d0
ApplicUnwnt No 1.1.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 3775e6e830a448d1
a98a7d83c024a230
fa7ae04c
7b1e5774a843e31d
5c0415b64dbfa68a
ApplicUnwnt No 1.1.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
4 Elaborate Bytes AG Executable b1cbaf08d018d158
33122742e9422727
25536bc3
ca043557dc2469d5
922902c3375352ed
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 November 2009 at 12:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 SHADOWDEFENDER.COM Executable ef322cd748134bdf
bdea181152ca2c5f
ef417b68
2f2adb8a9fbd2853
c9f049be5e8951b8
No 1.1.0.325 1.1.0.325 United States
2 DT Soft Ltd Executable ccfee7a0ea96076e
cc7114b2ea5b7638
0b959adc
854c5f70a37e5e25
e7fd7144e0c088a3
Yes 4.12.3.0 4.12.3.0 United States
3 SHADOWDEFENDER.COM Executable 66da3f2120e61c00
e15d8f6b15335a27
0053cf0c
3fd6eaa198b069f3
73dc875b1ba642ba
Yes 1.4.0.578 1.4.0.578 10.108.55.52/32
4 ImageMAKER Development Inc. Executable 0e417dc5eaee395d
863315f9a0287a21
3402d4ae
c6b56484dc142d8c
50c26b2983bd4582
No 1, 1, 0, 4 1, 1, 0, 4 United States
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