How to Remove “dns.exe”

What is dns.exe?

dns.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as FTP Serv-U Daemon Camera Control Interface. It is associated with Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is typically located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after dns.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • dns.exe  takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible dns.exe  malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo 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 dns.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 January 2009 at 4:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 56120f3b030f56a3
938e7d190526ffa2
18c25c9e
ad2cbb82b09d9b9a
95d3dd0bf619bfb6
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 8d1c69e8aec2a189
84f2efe54ebbc509
37fa2b49
2e304f2d661f89f8
9817600de3794fc3
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.Gen
No N/A N/A China N/A
3 N/A Executable 40d80cba3e65f137
9f6d949c99b4192f
89ec77fc
d8c79ddb9a739917
ec6dacb60db0a4d3
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 8d1c69e8aec2a189
84f2efe54ebbc509
37fa2b49
2e304f2d661f89f8
9817600de3794fc3
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.Gen
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 August 2008 at 11:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 932f90e856c4bb33
041214fdcc5df311
09e6c77b
d021cbce9cafecb3
c345d0facfe6d1ed
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Non-executable 057da816e8a3a576
37b776fabd40c2c6
767cf19a
10522954183af238
6a470ddfefeec53a
No N/A N/A United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 929eb11cfa2294ab
ae1ea219576569da
19f638ed
aaaf242737f26627
774a4cd55cd85fce
No 6.1.7601.1
7750
(win7sp1_g
dr.111225-
1203)
6.1.7601.1
7750
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 553d1c229533df18
5920f4ad8f6e0531
a8d27426
f3e413bf333a17ce
2899f4ae81f7b435
No 4.00 4.00 198.20.167.84/32
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