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: 15 April 2011 at 5:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ACD Systems International Inc. Executable eaeee2c4da70a906
2a9ff132298dda25
a671a487
ed78d6ea101690fe
9a21376ed1dfbb9e
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 5,3,401,0 5,3,401,0 China N/A
2 ACD Systems International Inc. Executable f62b26b712ec89fb
56516d814ec58bf0
10686084
81237b5c40866749
51a75aab646f35f4
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 5,1,187,0 5,1,187,0 Russian Federation N/A
3 ACD Systems Executable 4ab0e524760e2e02
51a29cb86dd05184
7b0994d6
32a17881ad06a9cc
ab1481edc4a03e28
Heur.Suspici
ous
Yes 5,0,49,0 5,0,49,0 China N/A
4 ACD Systems Executable 79a7f08e6d7bcaae
db169591becc8cde
f872936b
d38e1dc676a6e6c6
da9268f983353b0c
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 5,0,49,0 5,0,49,0 China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 June 2008 at 4:34 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, Ltd. Executable 0615ea34f0743e41
4e4e23d232735eb9
d7856917
N/A No 1, 3, 2, 1 1, 3, 2, 1 10.224.1.116/32
3 ACD Systems, Ltd. Executable 4b046e9b71d716a0
57e96ae36c0108d0
0fa5e0ff
e7f6b6e70460cc37
2d57aff898457627
No 3,1,43,1 3,1,43,1 Internal Submission
4 ACD Systems Executable ec9018af830009dc
98309dbc6b50fd72
a8cec677
32f62422ed6d3706
f7261f4a4cfa064f
No 5,0,50,0 5,0,50,0 Internal Submission
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