How to Remove “datalayer.exe”

What is datalayer.exe?

datalayer.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as DataLayer. It belongs to Nokia PC Suite and was developed by Nokia, Ltd. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name them as datalayer.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with datalayer.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • datalayer.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 datalayer.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with datalayer.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing datalayer.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 datalayer.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 August 2008 at 1:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. Executable e0f80125d7314cd2
98eb033a83f9d414
eb62890d
c1225791f481bfce
d1dba82757959f6f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6, 81,
124, 1
6, 0 South Africa N/A
2 Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. Executable 4eae612239bf3b9c
4543cb2de093f0fe
96f0cd89
9424eeeed06ac32c
5a3467b1f5ffeac9
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 6, 50,
101, 3
6, 0 Russian Federation N/A
3 Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. Executable fa1548378d60008f
25723446cf38d222
6e471ab0
N/A Virus.Win32.
Hidrag.A
No 6, 81,
124, 1
6, 0 Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
4 Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. Executable e89e27fb33e11cf4
004168ced1482d97
46ce4e4f
200e87b5d64bd12d
016bf9e2d6d05343
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6, 81,
124, 1
6, 0 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 11:42 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. Executable 04280336bb22ed6f
58d874f463765ebf
5cdd03d0
53afebe1a74f0daa
a2e376b9982c8029
No 6, 60,
109, 2
6, 0 Internal Submission
2 Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. Executable 31c12a8f3372f65f
3808f17906485e52
d25289eb
ffb740bfb10bfff3
509c7276ac4e5599
No 6, 82,
125, 0
6, 0 Australia
3 Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. Executable 31c12a8f3372f65f
3808f17906485e52
d25289eb
ffb740bfb10bfff3
509c7276ac4e5599
No 6, 82,
125, 0
6, 0 Internal Submission
4 Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. Executable e32ca69c9d3e649f
dd7437a305c9219e
03d31eb7
N/A No 6, 50,
101, 3
6, 0 Singapore
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