How to Remove “devdetect.exe”

What is devdetect.exe?

devdetect.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Device Detector. It belongs to Device Detector and was developed by ACD Systems International. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as devdetect.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by devdetect.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 devdetect.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 devdetect.exemalware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the devdetect.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 devdetect.exemalware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 October 2011 at 10:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ACD Systems, Ltd. Executable 4d5ac9903752c18d
6e183011a51a1ab2
3d7eb9e0
86ac1fcd38c7fb89
3a19ff395b6bfe90
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4,0,77,0 4,0,77,0 Russian Federation N/A
2 ACD Systems, Ltd. Executable e028b855d123d352
bc09cc500c15c299
1f8a7c56
77088ec4762f1118
51adb003c040181b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4,0,77,0 4,0,77,0 Serbia N/A
3 ACD Systems International Inc. Executable 79d61d02c2b07bab
8c09961b82b8f5cb
64b86dc5
5d19b6787d2a5cfb
c245119df30563ce
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 5,3,401,0 5,3,401,0 China N/A
4 ACD Systems, Ltd. Executable 40cf946897e8e569
9c70e165ed12c9a9
09d0cb66
f4e5ce26fe565c8b
7baad1e196612663
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3,1,40,0 3,1,40,0 Thailand N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 May 2011 at 11:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ACD Systems International Inc. Executable 79354b2340c075f5
cc51b1f037d4b44e
2e629b93
3511281d8c10af49
72fc0176572398ec
Yes 5,3,401,0 5,3,401,0 10.224.1.54/32
2 ACD Systems International Inc. Executable c07fa724b10c4425
7360b3fd2de4cbfc
67c85351
dc9c18414733e23b
8421be1a2a360491
Yes 5,3,406,0 5,3,406,0 Internal Submission
3 ACD Systems International Inc. Executable dd1eb17bb7af444c
c48abebc70a1ef48
7b389104
c7deab5785dc47bc
3f816f95f50c20f3
No 5,3,406,0 5,3,406,0 Internal Submission
4 ACD Systems International Inc. Executable 79354b2340c075f5
cc51b1f037d4b44e
2e629b93
3511281d8c10af49
72fc0176572398ec
Yes 5,3,401,0 5,3,401,0 10.224.1.115/32
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