How to Remove “dcpromo.exe”

What is dcpromo.exe?

dcpromo.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is associated with program Microsoft Windows Operating System. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after dcpromo.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


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

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

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

How to remove dcpromo.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 malwares using dcpromo.exe, 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 dcpromo.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 November 2010 at 9:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 50a58faef2ce3a52
83e7da265becf1fd
e10db0dc
ae7effa3bc76dc25
2c3550ce61512149
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 646b72f0732956a4
956c8db5ac4cb5c6
3767ea59
4b1fe5d1f5b4deba
9ae7778b57eaa04c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.l
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Italy N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a3c46e18483e47c8
c4a33380d09ad570
2c72c7e6
b8657d297e9c4b31
08e7d5803b99c76b
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 70cf9e78bac1db8b
5216d8b82d01b3a1
d0520291
2edbeba573624121
12d8c6a939a57054
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 5:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ac4d57b72614b5bb
f2cd038612e6a195
1265167e
1b64f6b18bbd68b8
ff750c4d053d7a7c
No 5.00.2195.
2172
5.00.2195.
2172
France
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e24d625653415049
2a9e5af72fabaf69
07ed5d07
22764cccd490263c
449efa927b96ca8b
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5b81804edd73b01e
7e3906309be41f67
025f72a0
21380af897ad5a70
d549cf73897c9627
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 74cb4c752c0c267a
0e158df7ce254096
78043cc9
b4dd62e821d0415c
8b722197a130d09c
No 5.00.2195.
6625
5.00.2195.
6625
Austria
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