How to Remove “dplaunch.exe”

What is dplaunch.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, dplaunch.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as dplaunch.exe and it belongs to Microsoft IntelliType Pro / IntelliPoint. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

dplaunch.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after dplaunch.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the dplaunch.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove dplaunch.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove dplaunch.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 February 2009 at 11:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 61609725f63b6c8b
bb838087acb8d464
839efc34
8962eb27f068e637
00aae5dc04ba6b09
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Kazakhstan N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4907548fd76f0b93
ceba5e7d4a70fda3
8daaa57f
25ec9dba04b3244e
1c7acdf44031ddab
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 61609725f63b6c8b
bb838087acb8d464
839efc34
8962eb27f068e637
00aae5dc04ba6b09
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 November 2008 at 11:52 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9d5b875125c404de
6a14e54724f9f3a7
6105d89a
ca32754112408e8d
6a12c83d2fa1dfaf
Yes 8.20.468.0 8.2 198.20.167.84/32
2 N/A Executable 9ca6f25ecfd7a6ca
a804be57a8d98edd
d27040b0
40c4b27aa8c06175
155e9589b95ac21a
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable da5d55e8b7f01603
02020c72019675ec
ece4f014
644a327f088ab87b
1f281134a2dfda6a
Yes 6.10.156.0 6.1 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 682ae170ce21aeca
88650d3327e55c90
34008c19
493ea96c8509d741
6ee39bcb1b27848c
Yes 8.20.469.0 8.2 198.20.167.84/32
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