How to Remove “diskdirector.exe”

What is diskdirector.exe?

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Internet connection fluctuates

  • diskdirector.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 diskdirector.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 diskdirector.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 28 July 2009 at 4:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Acronis Executable c84eb402faae718a
4a718406185a4e68
88c5201c
21c0e06e18ca4c16
2276b62216f17902
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10,0,0,216
1
10,0,0,216
1
Ukraine N/A
2 Acronis Executable a82674e0f873b91d
200883291d60217f
249b31eb
f15fcd4da998d3b2
e3932a9a74331f80
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 10,0,0,216
1
10,0,0,216
1
Russian Federation N/A
3 Acronis Executable 1ed05b9c5b48558f
528f25195f1306ec
67ffd215
9da4128bf23690ba
6606142abc4e73b4
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 10,0,0,216
1
10,0,0,216
1
Germany N/A
4 Acronis Executable 4487b78305eb64c6
3e0c67393f6a2a42
b20b97e0
f9ca31f8cfa8313d
5e88dbb82e8b5297
Virus.Win32.
Parite.~B
No 10,0,0,216
1
10,0,0,216
1
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 June 2008 at 9:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Acronis Executable 097f9213b2381f2a
a777298e2c6b2aa3
647226af
a31981a36d64ca82
84ff514d069099bb
No 9,0,0,538 9,0,0,538 Germany
2 Acronis Executable 5e9d38db627da4d1
b778bbe9a4f55590
02c816be
99660d2b85b1a5dd
932bd3470c3522e5
No 9,0,0,533 9,0,0,533 United States
3 Acronis Executable cdf357e1493f6bea
edf3ec4b2850511f
48d8332e
0f7f6a5701e63b3d
9fcb5bc02ea1ae67
No 10,0,0,212
6
10,0,0,212
6
Germany
4 Acronis Executable 57387349f59f4dc4
c15eddade12734e9
d2d1f5b2
fbf17a6deec5f2f8
45ffc5e74643ab89
No 10,0,0,211
7
10,0,0,211
7
Czech Republic
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