How to Remove “dh.exe”

What is dh.exe?

dh.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Install Helper. It belongs to Install Helper, developed by OpenCandy, Inc. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with dh.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with dh.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • dh.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible dh.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing dh.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 May 2010 at 10:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
2 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
3 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
4 DH-工作室 Executable b9a9b220c6c9919a
22763716c86c70b7
a70b2b2c
a038abca52df4a8e
26492d717eb154ed
Worm.Win32.D
ropper.RA
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
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12

Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 January 2012 at 5:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Setup Executable 415225afd800a0d4
a6d99f465fce670c
eb6fcf6f
f4225ddadd6ec655
eaf1b0d49cf1c513
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 1b95ecd56afd6ba1
14e6c0a0fa35cec7
c3975a16
6192db503b71aaf2
82bc1a80d2bd0918
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 BCN Executable 723b5fa7e3200c53
1e4530780c27e905
ab49de64
9536511f2182735a
2d3ac1f4046f7fe4
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 4173307d0ea24efc
c4804338f3882d67
ccc82ceb
19e30565e67bd69c
19c6642111ce465b
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.224.1.115/32
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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