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!

17

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 4eae612239bf3b9c
4543cb2de093f0fe
96f0cd89
9424eeeed06ac32c
5a3467b1f5ffeac9
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 6, 50,
101, 3
6, 0 Russian Federation N/A
2 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
3 Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. Executable f6726dc213b45776
c2258df2ad1f2c1e
0a5b08cd
37b7effdf3dbe456
c34078e963836ad0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6, 81,
124, 1
6, 0 Thailand N/A
4 Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. Executable 4427da9e99ca2a40
05c81085c2c960b7
08e94792
977c2cdb408756f4
16153c79dfb50b80
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6, 81,
124, 1
6, 0 France N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
63

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 3b8130c5f713d357
614295d9ef45862c
b490e059
730cf2891128ce81
756129c364ef9c2f
No 5, 0, 2,
43
5, 0 Thailand
2 Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. Executable aa853b797a06415e
6330ca8e260672ec
da657884
a68d70fa0e4f3e1b
250c879138d76027
No 6, 81,
124, 1
6, 0 Slovenia
3 Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. Executable aa853b797a06415e
6330ca8e260672ec
da657884
a68d70fa0e4f3e1b
250c879138d76027
No 6, 81,
124, 1
6, 0 Italy
4 Nokia Mobile Phones Ltd. Executable aa853b797a06415e
6330ca8e260672ec
da657884
a68d70fa0e4f3e1b
250c879138d76027
No 6, 81,
124, 1
6, 0 Greece
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced
Endpoint
Protection

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Free Antivirus protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security