How to Remove “dc.exe”

What is dc.exe?


Originally developed by Adobe Systems, dc.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as  Patcher Application  that is associated with software OlalaTheWorld.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • dc.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 dc.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove dc.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: 12 July 2008 at 8:46 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 NirSoft Executable 2e408a9af2796512
fab8148173e09e50
64ffcb64
5ddaa5606184a8f3
2ffde7fd90aa131d
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.16 3.16 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 69bb9ec86ad9d339
77d54e1c3b0f4233
107100e3
4f449c803cf419ac
8c484409e570e92c
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.9 6.1.9 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable e267875e7eba64da
c9b2d26efdba929c
661cbe6b
aed79b422de79dad
74f1f3e63da1ab51
Worm.Win32.V
B.NJO
No 1.00 1.00 Ukraine N/A
4 N/A Executable d75ae1aad585e660
11f44c5452eb0033
6d03e428
d0296df80dfa4f9f
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Worm.Win32.V
B.NJO
No 1.00 1.00 Korea, Republic of N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 July 2008 at 7:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable b4baf93a5f051118
87427a68b78fcb9e
2120a264
fde3ec129dfee4e0
471fafbca3bf6243
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 3464fdea86eae62e
62152cfc560397d0
c7f02477
ef297edee6a7b9d7
4f0a51ba59c7e5bd
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 3464fdea86eae62e
62152cfc560397d0
c7f02477
ef297edee6a7b9d7
4f0a51ba59c7e5bd
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117/32
4 N/A Executable 3464fdea86eae62e
62152cfc560397d0
c7f02477
ef297edee6a7b9d7
4f0a51ba59c7e5bd
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.116/32
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