How to Remove “devcpp.exe”

What is devcpp.exe?

devcpp.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Dev-C++ IDE. It belongs to Dev-C, developed by Bloodshed Software. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by devcpp.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • devcpp.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove devcpp.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove devcpp.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 January 2011 at 11:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Bloodshed Software Executable 4decf8c05ad2f5ee
381e788b00484d1c
405ae0a1
546626e628826bd6
2759bd48abfc9133
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 4.9.9.2 5 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
2 Bloodshed Software Executable 97d45f4bc3271280
bce9ceb12c800e97
5649836a
9b715f8368ac5485
2c7d504522d8f6bf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.9.9.2 5 Poland N/A
3 Bloodshed Software Executable acf12478dc4967be
c81d44f4efd63fd7
2dcbeb03
6563e738f9c4f5fe
3d173a524e20e403
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 4.9.9.2 5 Brazil N/A
4 N/A Executable ec4ba92936561dc7
4e416ba793e9a888
67bde80e
1b6bb49d29dd14ec
d94aa1f40c8468a2
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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48

Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 December 2008 at 8:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Bloodshed Software Executable 05fd7c2ec00f6d10
107cdf5c37ffd5aa
0745cfc6
54e86af39fa184c3
aa591285d450be84
No 5.3.0.3 5 Turkey
2 Bloodshed Software Executable 1d5da7e501a60c17
3b489e961fd50a13
58377731
33b356ddbcee8224
11ebea7b2eea14b4
No 4.9.9.2 5 Internal Submission
3 Bloodshed Software Executable 1e69df6ca6a35eb6
58a0369efd25cc17
c5281e57
989d0954b01ec442
7cccda3009080d1f
No 5.7.0.0 5 10.224.1.63/32
4 Bloodshed Software Executable 1d5da7e501a60c17
3b489e961fd50a13
58377731
33b356ddbcee8224
11ebea7b2eea14b4
No 4.9.9.2 5 Australia
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  • 8 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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