How to Remove “designer.exe”

What is designer.exe?

Originally developed by Avanset, LLC, designer.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as VCE Designer and it belongs to VCE Designer. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

The designer.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after designer.exe aiming to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with designer.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 designer.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 designer.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 designer.exe malware using CCE, 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 designer.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 July 2011 at 5:44 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 34710f440c6b412f
c0ad5914b279781d
9ceaf2f2
2309939d42aa8810
b740904ee89d6438
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 January 2009 at 3:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies) Executable a42fe6ca26062a11
4e5b30ab06a7bd42
877172ef
8e8599c12509d9f7
7e68bccf6147d5ec
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.0.17.146/32
2 Avanset Executable ae7e7e80fed70846
154a7d23589c65f7
8e57538a
b451482dc9726bdf
f93171e9266e96b5
Yes 0.0.0.0 0 United States
3 N/A Executable 5ab29b27bb1bcb1f
03c9a5efce10d235
323b58b7
35614a9dc56f3bd2
9a8df611ccaf29d6
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
4 Nokia Corporation and/or its subsidiary(-ies) Executable 035e148b1a63b402
8c53f1d00a61568e
6493bee5
aa9a3e34acfbb3f8
c164a1a8371ed9ef
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.224.1.57/32
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