How to Remove “dmadmin.exe”

What is dmadmin.exe?

dmadmin.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Logical Disk Manager service process and it belongs to software Logical Disk Manager for Windows NT and was developed by Microsoft.  It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.  The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as dmadmin.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with dmadmin.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the dmadmin.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the dmadmin.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Windows\System32  files then the system is not affected by dmadmin.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by dmadmin.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing dmadmin.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: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 dmadmin.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 August 2010 at 3:57 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corp., Veritas Software Executable 4089bd68f5fc9433
ad6f145c82736bd2
c1e11cb7
f7d4ffd85e96d4a8
1770443103d24ce9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.Q
No 2600.5512.
503.0
1.0 Poland N/A
2 Корпорация Microsoft и VERITAS Software Executable b6a4a88fe8a8c811
86e6dd4c4501ade7
33be01de
2605e936e5f73fc0
cc92fd07b26d1082
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 2600.2180.
503.0
1.0 Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corp., Veritas Software Executable 957ceb62eb1a92bc
187cc940a04f43ef
3bc5f86a
4768913aed47803c
ee3422dba5d50252
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2600.5512.
503.0
1.0 105.106.155.54/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corp., Veritas Software Executable 482484dbc1365027
1beae6197a1182b3
652a8a9b
4b3e96e7f19ea5a1
aff7a409326841ad
Virus.Win32.
Virut.r1
No 2600.5512.
503.0
1.0 Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 August 2009 at 4:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f711d9cae5ffb898
5a30f0f29419af0e
ef837813
a8fd78ddf9b34b64
711d6dfef3e1538d
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corp., Veritas Software Executable 13a72b6c7dc747fb
60a3e8a91ecb55d4
cdb54ab3
7c2583fffa2bf9ea
a9e0f0502b3957bb
No 2600.5512.
503.0
1.0 10.224.1.115/32
3 N/A Non-executable 3212ac1f4d4f15b3
ee8c94cd52a3bf65
1d2db9b6
a9888eabe1aa03af
db7253e82c896bd7
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corp., Veritas Software Executable 1be08d5a038364b6
603f73093644c868
714f5b82
7d841cee32d39f67
1d491cdef8dbdabf
No 2600.5512.
503.0
1.0 Internal Submission
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