How to Remove “desktopsearchinstaller.exe”

What is desktopsearchinstaller.exe?

desktopsearchinstaller.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Copernic, Inc. This process is known as Copernic Desktop Search Installer and it belongs to Copernic Desktop Search Installer. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after desktopsearchinstaller.exe file.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • desktopsearchinstaller.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 desktopsearchinstaller.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:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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 desktopsearchinstaller.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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File
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First Seen: 02 May 2009 at 10:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
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Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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1 Copernic Inc. Executable f12683264166b965
285481cafbb6337b
1b9da3f8
c9d2cae977171afb
11e607c1fd8a8ce3
Yes 3.2.2.9 DESKTOPSEA
RCHINSTALL
ER 3.2.2
ENG
Germany
2 Copernic Inc. Executable c5d968c79d849048
955825abff0dbc43
c5ac5707
831b7be4990236a7
2aa8890e0c015990
Yes 3.2.1.8 DESKTOPSEA
RCHINSTALL
ER 3.2.1
ENG
Australia
3 Copernic Inc. Executable d7324dc2f1a8b530
abfbe39f9d180f33
cddf7e71
8fa348e84b3ea217
bc40e00571785bb9
Yes 3.4.0.22 DESKTOPSEA
RCHINSTALL
ER 3.4.0
ENG
Slovakia
4 Copernic Inc. Executable fa3a4c830f80a7bd
ac920312ca65b5bb
362ee496
039d43b9ec2c5eee
c6779f6125eb22db
No 3.1.0.49 DESKTOPSEA
RCHINSTALL
ER 3.1.0
ENG
Ireland
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  • 32 items per page
 
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