How to Remove “dbstart.exe”

What is dbstart.exe?

dbstart.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Sybase, Inc. This process is known as SQL Anywhere Stub and it belongs to Tray File. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after dbstart.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by dbstart.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • dbstart.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove dbstart.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove dbstart.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 November 2010 at 4:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 DATA BECKER Executable 84b03f49b4468ea7
53008e09ea2fcea3
8869b3d3
aa4c1c1eb5396236
f1a28652b988ff06
Virus.Win32.
Sality.l
No 1.0.0.52 1.0.0.0 Germany N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 August 2008 at 9:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 DATA BECKER Executable c229992e8e13cd23
8f2fe31a2738819e
47058722
d49de35892ca5303
d128c5b7e78cc28d
Yes 1.0.0.64 1.0.0.0 Germany
2 DATA BECKER Executable 5172d3a354725910
54db1fecf8bbcf40
6683c3ad
e00f20deb1784e5c
da90c0514456fe10
Yes 1.0.0.65 1.0.0.0 Germany
3 Sybase, Inc. Executable 215e86737399d417
ca098b2b302c672c
e738f871
50712918137d96f0
e8af01c9ae58b5b3
No 5.5.05
Build
#2787
5.5.05
Build
#2787
Ukraine
4 N/A Executable 163de0c51b393da9
bebf99e380d0c22c
0f6016f1
ab339eee5c386846
95fbc61a04789d78
No N/A N/A Italy
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