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: 21 September 2017 at 10:42 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Auslogics Executable bd748e233c4e3fe9
e912876630de0076
07f153a1
25672cb3895d8ab9
a98164b41b14bb1f
ApplicUnwnt.
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 7.2.0.0 7.x United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 November 2013 at 3:41 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Auslogics Executable d13d111c2ab185ae
0ea0959c041600b5
bf5823b1
4e1bdb43e4f9a4df
37eb818a19fbc71e
Yes 7.1.3.0 7.x United States
2 Glarysoft Ltd Executable dce3d8d641a63976
e1ca90bf8fbac5c8
334fef58
68feb9be5178edb2
b2dd2a5baf96a411
Yes 5.0.0.59 5.0.0.1 United States
3 Auslogics Executable a2396c3c79b57713
f295dd4c86e63f1b
1ed738c5
ccbc07a687e18d6d
3734840ba33ce957
Yes 7.1.5.0 7.x United States
4 Glarysoft Ltd Executable 38218b86c8e69334
71fa779c6be56743
ba62ae1c
5fd69b15c677c479
9d0589caad020a62
Yes 5.0.0.61 5.0.0.1 10.100.19.136/32
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