How to Remove “drivervalidation.exe”

What is drivervalidation.exe?

drivervalidation.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as drivervalidation.exe. It belongs to Symantec Recovery Toolkit, developed by Symantec Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as drivervalidation.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by drivervalidation.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 drivervalidation.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from drivervalidation.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the drivervalidation.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with drivervalidation.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove drivervalidation.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 06 August 2008 at 5:01 am
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2 Veritas Technologies LLC Executable 92b054ef4f3cbd26
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4 Symantec Corporation Executable 53f75e64f20163c6
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N/A Yes 8.0.0.2494
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