How to Remove “dbshrink.exe”

What is dbshrink.exe?

dbshrink.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Sybase, Inc. This process is known as Adaptive Server Anywhere Compress Utility and it belongs to Sybase Adaptive Server Anywhere. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after dbshrink.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by dbshrink.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the dbshrink.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from dbshrink.exe malware?

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 September 2010 at 9:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 iAnywhere Solutions, Inc. Executable 5cd68f473b0d7921
095e06c054af4ed4
3b7ec1fe
35ffc1fc252de3d4
cfc9f0414c0f308b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.2.3476 9.0.2.3476 Russian Federation N/A
2 iAnywhere Solutions, Inc. Executable 1d57ba73ab235d43
3ae5e196608ba78e
a23e794d
e8025f2e21bb11d2
c40a8dd12937a1d3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.2.3476 9.0.2.3476 Romania N/A
3 Sybase, Inc. Executable 4e295d600a392825
14c7551e071d72d1
876b3838
8e62011bab29212b
2a21f967da46e738
Win32.Kashu.
B
No 5.5.04
Build
#1867
5.5.04
Build
#1867
Egypt N/A
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15

Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 July 2008 at 12:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 iAnywhere Solutions, Inc. Executable 0589908eb7f494e7
555f70e3e5d2c696
64b9dbfc
a22852687b787de6
39179689c20f0e04
No 8.0.2.4542 8.0.2.4542 Internal Submission
2 Sybase, Inc. Executable dd7b31aa7a6a7a49
544a8ceb31ed1217
c3af4e1f
014756fa4fc84169
68ef8549074a796e
No 5.5.04
Build
#1867
5.5.04
Build
#1867
Ukraine
3 iAnywhere Solutions, Inc. Executable 2e17da4e88fd5ce3
de473e496cc18bef
decdb2e0
22f5824b877e3604
3a25ea68fbb0eb05
No 9.0.1.2052 9.0.1.2052 Internal Submission
4 Sybase, Inc. Executable fa6f866ad73f75e4
796e8e66273c7a9c
db4ab314
f06d8aa9d7e79724
faabaaa1a7e9b90c
No 6.0.3.2747 6.0.3.2747 Internal Submission
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