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: 12 October 2008 at 10:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 SpeedBit Ltd. Executable 2ca7ca28df3a5da9
0875090221575204
b5a2b08b
854a22cd6af1c87e
4e368b10e909b26d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9, 1, 0, 0 9, 1, 0, 0 Syrian Arab Republic N/A
2 Speedbit Ltd. Executable d4e001c2b51a5977
b6634481a0606c5c
29950fd2
6eab3eacf3c592a6
9e8c84c0518f7074
Unclassified
Malware
No 10, 0, 4,
3
10, 0, 4,
3
10.224.1.22/32 N/A
3 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
4 Speedbit Ltd. Executable f97e5cc953dcbe54
30ab481c21edc0f3
c549d493
4c0672cb5cfa61ba
c5cff11806fe6bd6
Unclassified
Malware
No 10, 0, 5,
1
10, 0, 5,
1
Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 June 2008 at 10:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Speedbit Ltd. Executable 186a38a3b504276f
378fd86cbb3203b4
03d7e094
d2d32836566094db
c937dcb115f593ae
No 8, 6, 5, 0 8, 6, 5, 0 India
2 DeskShare Inc. Executable df1bae2cbbd40c42
8138ae2a867a1fc5
5a52ab1c
182c895ffc504a95
2ebe801ae197c13d
No 1.2.0.0 1.2.0.0 Internal Submission
3 Speedbit Ltd. Executable bc4404e99b1b28e2
15f42b584b33d9d4
648e8562
N/A No 8, 1, 0, 8 8, 1, 0, 8 India
4 Speedbit Ltd. Executable 495ca71b043cac1c
f68d569e52268ed1
eba9a0d0
2eab6638cfee320e
e235986a09570b45
No 10.0.6.0 10.0.6.0 Italy
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