How to Remove “dbinit.exe”

What is dbinit.exe?

Originally developed by iAnywhere Solutions, Inc., dbinit.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as SQL Anywhere Initialization Utility and it belongs to SQL Anywhere. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

dbinit.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after dbinit.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with dbinit.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with dbinit.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • dbinit.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible dbinit.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove dbinit.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 June 2009 at 8:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 McAfee, Inc. Executable 7d1babde28bf2c3b
5fa3b999d356ceb3
806d8747
62c6181a4f13ef1c
066361ba5b87e2fc
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 3.6.1.193 N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 McAfee, Inc. Executable 5413069cfecc6f51
3287f66f0d54ccec
88f46e3f
6a712136c037b84f
8f18340c4fee6e9d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 3.6.1.159 N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 iAnywhere Solutions, Inc. Executable 4b1318f36fc35b87
66165455c2b1c832
a7030d6c
74e3a820ad3be467
1cb99f8591411077
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 9.0.2.3221 9.0.2.3221 Indonesia N/A
4 Sybase, Inc. Executable e67edad933821db3
06cec5a90aee7fe1
97896234
03e813c919f39a88
a0796056db124ab9
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.5.00
Build
#1073
5.5.00
Build
#1073
Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 July 2008 at 4:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sybase, Inc. Executable 1b5bd23fe9f2182f
a703877c78203845
d91cdbe0
7e305d329d186eed
bc92a04492dd5cb5
No 5.5.04
Build
#1867
5.5.04
Build
#1867
Ukraine
2 iAnywhere Solutions, Inc. Executable bf3dd3e05250e7d0
20071edbb6ca6040
35ea1209
cf686dddc6481ddf
1b7641414b61b5bc
No 9.0.2.3169 9.0.2.3169 Brazil
3 iAnywhere Solutions, Inc. Executable 178865633514eeef
67281a20b5375841
e7e5b5c5
1ec75167eecb9fe2
53dddf7e97bd7b2e
No 8.0.2.4542 8.0.2.4542 Internal Submission
4 iAnywhere Solutions, Inc. Executable 6518be4fef10083d
adff0c86b5f8cdbe
36273949
26025f183c69d8b7
7c18662b9e7ec075
Yes 11.0.1.204
4 (32-bit)
11.0.1.204
4 (32-bit)
Internal Submission
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  • 32 items per page
 
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