How to Remove “dexplore.exe”

What is dexplore.exe?

dexplore.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Microsoft Document Explorer. It belongs to Microsoft Visual studio, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by dexplore.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 dexplore.exe file 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 dexplore.exe malware?

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove dexplore.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 May 2009 at 6:58 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5c10f23e46877e76
89f6b7a8c8f73a2b
0f8292a1
d36dba27d882f5a2
b8bb3bc342ef2f35
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.50727.
42 built
by: RTM
8.0.50727.
42
Thailand N/A
2 N/A Executable 28fe36fbca14326f
1d686e6bdafe7c34
5c65b8a9
cb40c48bd03db072
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Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1a5bc32c3ddbf3ee
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f06a85f1
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Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b0
No 7.10.3077 7.10.3077 India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 44ea90391b7a1071
429cd99ba8d6c6e0
80366757
04e4bd409d0e7dff
2d01c6ced582334c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.50727.
42 built
by: RTM
8.0.50727.
42
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 May 2008 at 3:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e92bd059574dc2f3
3770438a684620d8
ea7060ac
abff7a0a7bccac24
55a54a7a2b9fe16e
No 7.10.3077 7.10.3077 United Kingdom
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 571c20297eae4550
5bbfec31b5fc7a65
88907ed9
23d5e7827dc1ca25
710c55e47929befe
Yes 8.0.50727.
42 built
by: RTM
8.0.50727.
42
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable bfac98cef7f16d29
c151abdd884470bb
9c36dda2
f40215748c6abcaa
6f94b8b52fe1d29a
No 2.0.50727.
42
2.0.50727.
42
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable cacb4236f64c7cb0
d0f30239c61ab25b
1029df81
f4e4db9bebe2a9c4
3147d4c720b38360
No 2.0.50727.
42
2.0.50727.
42
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