How to Remove “drivespeed.exe”

What is drivespeed.exe?

drivespeed.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Nero AG. This process is known as Nero Drive speed and it belongs to Nero Drive Speed. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of drivespeed.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with drivespeed.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with drivespeed.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • drivespeed.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible drivespeed.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, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 April 2008 at 1:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Nero AG Executable 29aa9f52f5b51b75
21aca870eb57bb28
89b03a55
f2375111b22b4e04
7baeecea9a0c725f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3, 0, 10,
0
3, 0, 10,
0
Brazil N/A
2 Nero AG Executable ffd7c532ef92351c
18b0011df7deabf8
f25171e8
654f1c171023ac3d
beff17ede88af0c6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3, 0, 11,
1
3, 0, 11,
1
United Arab Emirates N/A
3 Nero AG Executable 479b0c89fa62d5d7
40819df3fe7039f7
0ba99e96
05b5a4ebf3d1f99f
9ef8cf81b58318d7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3, 0, 6, 0 3, 0, 6, 0 Ukraine N/A
4 N/A Executable a70d426410385f93
1c8fda635e8bb776
76e623a6
2e19caad63f17826
c59569394583e3ae
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Venezuela N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 9:38 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Nero AG Executable 4dbdc2ff8307b362
6034fc67953e4b69
fab93a61
N/A No 3, 0, 11,
1
3, 0, 11,
1
India
2 Nero AG Executable 28d6579f094fff36
a51bb39ee23eb8a5
ffb33b57
91dd9a52ec9050e4
94e2f572961b2600
Yes 3, 8, 3, 0 3, 8, 3, 0 10.224.1.62/32
3 Nero AG Executable 9d9f84346f968fad
2a72efedbb4ba8aa
2b4a1688
5780848cf5cc3d18
a3fb235f7826ee44
No 3, 0, 11,
1
3, 0, 11,
1
United States
4 Ahead Software AG Executable ee675b97b248a6e3
7a105b9d9379b32b
6093d8ca
N/A No 2, 0, 0, 1 2, 0, 0, 1 Sweden
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