How to Remove “diskdefrag.exe”

What is diskdefrag.exe?

diskdefrag.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Auslogics Disk Defrag. It belongs to Disk Defrag and was developed by Auslogics, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as diskdefrag.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with diskdefrag.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 diskdefrag.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • diskdefrag.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
  • Other 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 diskdefrag.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 diskdefrag.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing diskdefrag.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 diskdefrag.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 March 2018 at 12:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 A˜uslogics Executable ae9e44cce16bcf0a
36611c8c696a8615
5ee61f8a
909d62fde5f7d9dc
43a00b5844bd66b7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0.9.0 8.x United States N/A
2 Aus˜logics Executable 7ca42b84ff6a682b
d6fcd967bc83e34b
4c04e3e5
3bea6c2647e81a1a
b4c662660fe3fe40
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 8.0.10.0 8.x Germany N/A
3 Ausl˜ogics Executable b51bda8d32c08287
a32382ca21faf1d3
a57cc8e5
f6f8413293c15bda
61810f5c0ddcb2d1
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 8.0.10.0 8.x Germany N/A
4 Auslogics Executable 955249e2896b47a7
e95fe27154d2e7dc
6fcda05d
21ed08b3dc5b0dab
4e4ca7aaa8507ba9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.2.0.0 7.x United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 July 2009 at 5:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Glarysoft Ltd Executable eb56efb7514c6a76
9895cc60578653cd
eafcfc5f
67586c46e715ddda
c82955e50e727819
Yes 5.0.1.62 5.0.0.1 10.100.19.19/32
2 Glarysoft Ltd Executable 2ebf40b1ea016c42
2ca072fc8d114204
ed7e3f0c
f356424a6f006b0e
2d892968691ac2fc
Yes 5.0.0.61 5.0.0.1 10.108.51.216/32
3 Glarysoft Ltd Executable 35c52ef00d2054a7
6f04a99eade44e34
8e538944
0e199ccd27d1b81d
56b531ff14946ffb
Yes 5.0.0.62 5.0.0.1 Poland
4 Ausl˜ogics Executable 3272666716c30af7
bc10fbdcad60a03e
9512b612
9a0b7f45a59d1410
a3d4ba11de794991
Yes 10.0.7.0 10.x Russian Federation
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