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?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free 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.

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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: 17 October 2010 at 12:14 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 Nero AG Executable e592c49a231cee1c
73821f2b680ce5d6
8e0f1515
8bd7855942241f15
609430b825553040
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 3, 0, 6, 0 3, 0, 6, 0 Ukraine N/A
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34

Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 January 2009 at 4:12 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Ahead Software AG Executable e36e800667ffb7f9
9098561893795706
1a112db3
c2634399a3dcb834
429ae0365fa957b9
No 3, 0, 0, 0 3, 0, 0, 0 10.224.1.22/32
2 Erik Deppe Executable 17292bfa49ac5478
b7e5223123aef0fc
3ce72fb0
c6b223c38f838783
96e658ca379f3337
No 1, 6, 1, 0 1, 6, 1, 0 Internal Submission
3 Ahead Software AG Executable 4590f009ae27acdb
255f49bebbc4c088
8b993a76
e549c43cda18398a
bfe7a321f637eccd
No 2, 0, 4, 0 2, 0, 4, 0 176.199.142.81/32
4 Nero AG Executable 059be9fffc685ba8
ff861f3eb11eddd6
88ec363e
b6a8b829a8625fe0
69ac326e8e64d3f1
No 3, 0, 11,
1
3, 0, 11,
1
United States
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