How to Remove “em_exec.exe”

What is em_exec.exe?

em_exec.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Logitech. This process is known as Logitech Events Handler Application and it belongs to the software MouseWare. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of em_exec.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to detect whether your system is affected by em_exec.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 startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • 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 em_exec.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.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 02 September 2008 at 3:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Logitech Inc. Executable cac40f5d27988827
56aaf98c0730444e
52ce8e92
99821c4413d4bf7c
30ed94b49e5acf65
Unclassified
Malware
No 9.79.027 9.79.027 Ukraine N/A
2 Logitech Inc. Executable 18aacacbb9030b3c
4750586ed01ff243
2604b172
368e5ce9813a3ea1
fa97e11fd557208e
Backdoor.Win
32.Nepoe.em1
No 9.79.024 9.79.024 5.170.31.119/32 N/A
3 Logitech Inc. Executable b20b570a96ac530a
d0a6753672b0d457
aae6295a
d1978d18227bd36f
f687f25be6f7e2b2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.BV
No 9.79.025 9.79.025 Iceland N/A
4 Logitech Inc. Executable 1704baee8e2b7430
4a1fc8bd67f6d7dc
0a08de7f
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 9.70.216 9.70 Philippines N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 July 2008 at 11:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Logitech Inc. Executable 39e88571b52cf9ac
71ee3a089591c971
fe62c0c6
N/A No 9.29.100 9.29.3 Belgium
2 Logitech Inc. Executable 94ed24ab1b8dfc60
5ac0af61f95cb060
e19cf988
3678463d8ecb6cf3
c25ac2f085711461
No 9.79.019 9.79.019 France
3 Logitech Inc. Executable d49c540ce6138ca1
69b7e5bebe4c8c82
7724e460
7aa42b6ee677ee29
2c1e74055d409750
No 9.80.019 9.80.019 Finland
4 Logitech Inc. Executable 9b4f552f9de10c0d
45ee1305edf74477
9c39e3b4
2863f650abb390e9
0073abcd89a69793
No 9.79.027 9.79.027 Latvia
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