How to Remove “dap.exe”

What is dap.exe?

dap.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as Download Accelerator Plus (DAP) developed by SpeedBit. It is associated with software Download Accelerator Plus. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after dap.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the dap.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove dap.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using dap.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove dap.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 21 March 2011 at 9:52 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Speedbit Ltd. Executable 55f67ecd1683a333
9e4b0709c562dd30
29cf9882
b40256bc75bdd5d8
bcc1f2773bff3adc
Unclassified
Malware
No 10, 0, 3,
3
10, 0, 3,
3
Portugal N/A
2 Speedbit Ltd. Executable be63b3fd6e609f5f
94d7d826573076fd
1a4f3596
703ec47b0dd39571
e808341bc23e3a4a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.0.6.0 10.0.6.0 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 0599d63073350779
6c95e26978074124
d7ee5ae8
47acdc1c56c11a50
998eacf44cffa809
ApplicUnsaf.
Win32.ServU-
Daemon
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 Speedbit Ltd. Executable b2a7e47529dd1fe6
5cb6573b4bc6c2a2
2eeee9c5
e61738d55297199a
8f53491fbda8132c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8, 0, 7, 0 8, 0, 7, 0 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 July 2010 at 7:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 SpeedBit Ltd. Executable 76d60f3a8e3db245
35334c31b2e21c7c
5c884299
0b48230165e5e02b
f7ed9ddd71fe7b28
Yes 9, 6, 0, 7 9, 6, 0, 7 Algeria
2 Speedbit Ltd. Executable 3ee6019cefa5a478
64711161e4a346a1
edf530d6
f3abf149b2975fc8
7ffb6de7f1f5cb50
No 10, 0, 3,
0
10, 0, 3,
0
Internal Submission
3 SpeedBit Ltd. Executable efbbdef7e8bf0de2
997f5307be20bff0
ec447502
2cfb54301fe90999
1169bba67aac302c
Yes 9, 7, 0, 6 9, 7, 0, 6 Singapore
4 Speedbit Ltd. Executable 5e83126d2f162cab
55e8eff4c79c0b25
c8e474d6
ef15d5d78b7ddc83
d73e88c4c8709056
Yes 10, 0, 3,
3
10, 0, 3,
3
10.224.1.61/32
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  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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