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: 02 July 2010 at 10:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
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
2 N/A Executable e2c06cd1e9b14c15
82f3e938e2a864a2
8360bb5a
84ed605ec902b550
ddb448d0ccac4fcb
Worm.Win32.A
gent.NEC1
No N/A N/A Egypt N/A
3 2011 (C) SIMP LIGHT partners group Executable d7b5f8d0b2f9cecc
6fe79e5ab5b4bbd4
1bf5a58f
0f2ec8e54870878e
d32748c358295c13
Packed.Win32
.Packer.~GEN
No 4.2.0.77 4.2.0.0 Ukraine 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 N/A Executable 8b5cd63b52e58b99
420b3fb6cdefb7f7
ffa56cca
28b02a6ca4ba3051
65252717a50c7b54
No N/A N/A United States
3 Visual CertExam Software Executable 605405323b3b615a
c6acbd6268809549
b3ae6c12
68f57b5533082790
14c29f4c7c7e723e
No 1.9.0.815 1.9 10.224.1.117/32
4 N/A Executable ad07412848fc8f49
82f9d38945dc84d6
b321b4a6
14e72b99b9e5f5c7
a2f4498df8e1f089
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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