How to Remove “ddespy.exe”

What is ddespy.exe?

ddespy.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as DDE Spy Debugging Applet. It belongs to Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as ddespy.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • ddespy.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 ddespy.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:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove ddespy.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 October 2010 at 3:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b1eacca7414f35a7
35185da0a0394605
295fd330
e20dcd2dfc6ca261
a924074ac1faf64d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.00 4.00 Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4e2c838b308075c0
25e1aed53d195eae
ffe95b87
6752fdf6f33eb8a1
ef5e1b04d98f8b04
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 4.00 4.00 Moldova, Republic of N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9c1c6a3e706f41d1
a92401071954ce83
2f678590
e53178309731944f
b0422927c51e5092
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 4.00 4.00 Pakistan N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Non-executable b67507cf3fad999b
84d6941801748aea
2507b05f
972b9e7eee297f81
23f6ee7ccb5a5637
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Agent
.oki0
No 4.00 4.00 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 September 2008 at 3:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 38f64aaae48e47b7
963ee825d40e17e6
58fdc58c
310859aee8fc4f7d
4b90f2f8423db29a
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable eb31bbb0d729ff9a
776308fd6aa05ab1
5be136ce
e2bdc5103f5a0e5e
4c570540821c01a2
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 58de58951c51195d
07047bddd35b4e97
636dc7bd
2ba8e879b1e53b08
d903bd9f55e2aa89
No 4.00 4.00 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 58de58951c51195d
07047bddd35b4e97
636dc7bd
2ba8e879b1e53b08
d903bd9f55e2aa89
No 4.00 4.00 United Kingdom
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