How to Remove “dbexplor.exe”

What is dbexplor.exe?

dbexplor.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Borland Database Explorer. It belongs to Borand Database Explorer, developed by Borland Software Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as dbexplor.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with dbexplor.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 dbexplor.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

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

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates 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 dbexplor.exe malware using CCE, 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 dbexplor.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 02 May 2012 at 1:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Borland Software Corporation Executable b75102ab818c57fc
5f33f085cc3517a8
bc64ec56
6ff2f1603881c738
2bfd089d164d7f25
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.6.163 6.0 Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 August 2008 at 7:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Embarcadero Technologies, Inc. Executable b5311d782b9355b0
d4be51f7ba32b44a
65f84476
de760d4a17410987
2f02d085648ae799
No 12.0.3170.
16989
12.0 Internal Submission
2 Borland Software Corporation Executable 06761e9f91f2f295
16bcc23b65cf763c
0e7a4293
4f6a2a566fbe7228
d9837995b1abaf85
No 7.0.4.258 7.0 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 750c3425cadf5a88
360d8d0c28270483
563b30d2
N/A Yes N/A N/A United Kingdom
4 Borland International Executable 95f20b345b30fef9
103f012625dc7e68
81e292a8
37010b2eaa266bd0
08cc896528919c4c
Yes 4.0.0.0 4.0 Internal Submission
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