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: 06 May 2009 at 11:34 am
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 N/A Executable 04024c8e51e9b9b1
703ddb541bf6f718
37dc2a12
9b7955f05b624c73
ddefb30255b06b3c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No N/A N/A Poland N/A
3 Bloodshed Software Executable 657941160897e930
0e17ce5b2db4acdc
2f552f84
11b558a541c903b6
0964b167ef156c95
Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 4.9.9.2 5 Poland N/A
4 Bloodshed Software Executable 0971f88d92b20942
25e153fb4a662e74
76d125a5
6902442bab4f7e21
1a074ba940b3826a
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
No 5.11.0.0 5 United States N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
53

Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 August 2008 at 5:16 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Bloodshed Software Executable b9e3c3cced8ab1de
4be1255b4d436262
42da2fd8
b4ab4d81c1129297
c14c7c11ebd526ac
No 4.9.7.0 5 Internal Submission
2 Bloodshed Software Executable 05fd7c2ec00f6d10
107cdf5c37ffd5aa
0745cfc6
54e86af39fa184c3
aa591285d450be84
No 5.3.0.3 5 Turkey
3 Bloodshed Software Executable 1d5da7e501a60c17
3b489e961fd50a13
58377731
33b356ddbcee8224
11ebea7b2eea14b4
No 4.9.9.2 5 Internal Submission
4 wxDev-C++ Developers Executable f5b2a84dcda1befd
40ec7a5b1970e340
2a6695be
b598f61701ebde7f
7fee396518947bbc
No 7.2.0.2 7 Sweden
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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