How to Remove “despeckle.exe”

What is despeckle.exe?

despeckle.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as GNU Image Manipulation Program Plug-In. It belongs to GNU Image Manipulation Program and developed by Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as despeckle.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by despeckle.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the despeckle.exefile and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from despeckle.exemalware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the despeckle.exemalware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with despeckle.exemalware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove despeckle.exemalware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 January 2013 at 9:43 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a2a013768a8688df
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable 70def7d2e82f0493
d0a8de70dc12b7af
27174c92
2dbf058041c97cac
0f1eacc63014b4a2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.8.14.0 2.8.14 Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 December 2008 at 7:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable a1b69d653594f7d5
0f94ef6ba692e0c4
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No N/A N/A Japan
2 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable 4b7c337ecb91384e
96d1a5d8094bff15
6461ce35
a5eaf8ea007f2b2d
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Yes 2.8.14.0 2.8.14 Poland
3 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable 8a51b7b52da06868
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03366eda
50c1fb8a9e229ca2
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No 2.8.0.0 2.8.0 Thailand
4 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable 258d3b282f90c59a
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Yes 2.8.4.0 2.8.4 10.224.1.55/32
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