How to Remove “driverquery.exe”

What is driverquery.exe?

driverquery.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Driver Query. It belongs to Summary Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as driverquery.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with driverquery.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 driverquery.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 driverquery.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 driverquery.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove driverquery.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 March 2018 at 10:42 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7021f0cb72608c3b
32013528bd40f133
51f0a515
27f1ad90fe6f0ee5
2bda18c5f5c3a36e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
31.9.135.244/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 652021c68cb443dc
b25169622dda0732
ef26d241
120be2a68d159ecc
3b9c465346854260
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.CG
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5f55ea07a90ddafb
3cc6c41b01823ac7
a9de3ed1
f1e49482328c4311
19f3b8be1c0e1ee4
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Morocco N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable eb251595b86575ec
dc1e9827c00c919b
46de411e
376c0035d6cf1f49
5a6de2cbb946d9ab
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 July 2018 at 6:57 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 07edfa39c91ac042
fa5027cf58717034
4883bbe9
034fbba9b181e264
633de8c7b4a2a0fb
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c5f8bc83ca2aea04
2d7efbfa1ec48784
50ddbd75
4a36b72fd88800a2
102bc9fa4247ea9e
No 10.0.17713
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17713
.1000
United Kingdom
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 824b1476997483ad
f145ae6ccd04f24d
67251973
7c01de6f776838b0
cc333cc4667bfba6
No 10.0.17754
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17754
.1
Sweden
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2ae73f24ad1284db
eca7d381eb58c4c5
650d5e86
119bf92fe90fa35f
d123e0e3825dd2b6
No 10.0.18323
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.18323
.1000
Canada
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