How to Remove “dim.exe”

What is dim.exe?

dim.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Corel Corporation. This process is known as DIM and it belongs to Corel Common Framework. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after dim.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with dim.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the dim.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove dim.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using dim.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove dim.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 December 2011 at 7:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 usa Executable a5e8bb8e14db9303
7d7e233a4a822dba
1a1708f4
0bc1a0d4bb60d151
22bbdf57dbe4a937
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 8ae8c0dc311e14a4
eeb9631aec4cb6a9
b7bba9ed
6894ad714d7b5232
499bce8979e8aad7
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 197.251.185.103/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 31db58e08ee0a715
75a7f915fdc51c11
29064aad
1bcc6473fa248a37
2464eb5bec02be79
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.0 3.6 United States N/A
4 Corel Corporation Executable a9a17a5b5a4cae93
c01c727679f6ce69
e9f8afc7
9cf1cbc7470e44ad
10fab86baac21845
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.0.296 8.0.0.296 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 June 2008 at 8:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 SecurityXploded Executable 2fd5e10d52e42dc3
9fa8657697ac11a7
9ad6eb69
404b787fc0d9ae5e
c9cac710e3cfa67a
No 3.5.0.0 3.5.0.0 Internal Submission
2 Corel Corporation Executable 6fdb1f3ab7eb2454
26c69573c6d783b3
299cad29
1fd3a7bee606d990
55e1f507e75e854f
Yes 7.4.0.367 7.4.0.367 31.8.126.144/32
3 Corel Corporation Executable 2c59e1a800b309f2
4282b28de41b5b53
ec2e93eb
d65fa2028ae0d34f
3bf31d25a8c843d4
Yes 13.0.0.71 13.0.0.71 Italy
4 AutoIt Team Executable cae4e8c730de5a01
d30aabeb3e5cb213
6090ed8d
71d8f6d5dc355172
75bc38ebcc815f9f
Yes 3, 3, 8, 1 3, 3, 8, 1 United States
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