How to Remove “edm.exe”

What is edm.exe?


edm.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Enterra, Inc. This process is known as Enterra Download Manager and it belongs to the software Enterra Download Manager. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of edm.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to detect whether your system is affected by edm.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 edm.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, 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 edm.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 edm.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 edm.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 March 2009 at 1:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ComponentOne LLC Executable 45293b3dfbea1c31
8b12d7c9ea1905b0
53e77025
742a1c07491900b2
3f7eeef0ca6e1641
Packed.Win32
.Krap.AS
No 5.0.572.11
52
5.0.572.11
52
Brazil N/A
2 1and1 Soft Executable bc1cd10920317403
7c61fd49fecb5e7a
e50f4a14
9261c4ead9dc24fd
8c66ef720124277a
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Drostuh
.dpo
No 2.4.0.60 2.4 Internal Submission N/A
3 ComponentOne LLC Executable 66fc24704de15f7e
0f5ab4f3b89b88fc
1dcf8e9c
628efce5ee931563
007c2661130840c2
TrojWare.Win
32.Kryptik.V
L
No 5.0.572.11
52
5.0.572.11
52
Hong Kong N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f9eb196751f2de42
424571836eaad11e
3cd416c3
0c6715933755ecde
c5cbd6f952d726da
Virus.Win32.
Nimnul.C
Yes 8.0.50727.
42 built
by: RTM
8.0.50727.
42
10.224.1.51/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 August 2008 at 3:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6d1cb1419d04cd89
0e6214b422925265
7e002809
bc02772f06eab05d
c50cc551e1fe3d0f
Yes 8.0.50727.
42 built
by: RTM
8.0.50727.
42
Internal Submission
2 TODO: Executable 9092ed5f0b7c4237
77baa7364f34604c
1aab34cb
056ba39e61851c43
d1e8609f2705f1be
Yes 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Botswana
3 N/A Executable e4bece029a7fca66
d88e2c8d57aa6765
7ab75d6d
d3679afec9957b3b
69e9fec523868e41
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
4 Softline Executable 532e7a901ac4cc6d
a6621768c3d28f94
51f27cba
ed37db59517857f7
a60f4a1c0a7ecddb
No 3.0.0.0 3 South Africa
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