How to Remove “dfview.exe”

What is dfview.exe?

dfview.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as DocFile Viewer. It belongs to Windows Operating System and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as dfview.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with dfview.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • dfview.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • lOther malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 dfview.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then it is likely that the system is affected with dfview.exe malware.

How to remove dfview.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 August 2008 at 4:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3e6509972d60aa7e
7a71deb54778b981
2b992a3f
d6f79f89db02f59e
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2>I 3.50 India N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8e7eeb2214f042a1
c4cbebad989ffeb9
2ceab1e9
42e383daf809ae43
0ba4849694f990b5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2>I 3.50 Egypt N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a4cf1bd1e7473acf
3d7b3eb375329799
7237c4ed
2adc2d8dfeae74c9
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Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2>I 3.50 India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ca6a29d0415b3a83
766ec83830fcd1de
81125692
aebbd75e78ffa657
221138456f0ee9ad
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2>I 3.50 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 July 2008 at 1:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e43d246f372c4ffd
96f3d5fe2e45fc19
5b0e7c42
574b13ca506f863a
2fb8446947b06d90
No 2>I 3.50 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e43d246f372c4ffd
96f3d5fe2e45fc19
5b0e7c42
574b13ca506f863a
2fb8446947b06d90
No 2>I 3.50 United Kingdom
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8f2810e0cf5f1add
54dfdb3e4b5cdb59
b2ebda4c
N/A No 2>I 3.50 Philippines
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d38f6613c8c6c4bb
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0c5369e0
N/A No 2>I 3.50 India
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