How to Remove “emule.exe”

What is emule.exe?

emule.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as eMule Plus . It belongs to software DaZZle Emule Mod and was developed by http://www.emule-project.net. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as emule.exe to spread virus.


Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with emule.exe malware?       

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with emule.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • emule.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system


To further establish the malware infection, 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 emule.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with emule.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing emule.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 December 2011 at 1:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 http://www.dreamule.org Executable c730ee25348636b0
cbac974f62d3e0f9
51b7bf6f
863e9faa7a59fad3
2c234ca1361c841b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 0.48.0
Unicode
0.48.0
Unicode
Brazil N/A
2 http://www.emule-project.net Executable fcaadb86c840dcca
d483a897d7ea6da1
6f3db0d6
1e43615982abc4ca
8b2e97aca107ea59
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 0.50.0
Unicode
0.50.0
Unicode
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
3 http://www.emule-project.net Executable d2cd050899384bf1
b5616f09deaeff7d
f90f8039
17ed6790f2c6d0d8
db59af1a25170989
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.50.1
Unicode
0.50.1
Unicode
United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 1a4a3ae8271b034b
1db8ac8129bd50a0
9d7b9a50
896e1736f28a414d
a5330240685f58ea
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 4.2.0.249 4.2.0.249 Internal Submission N/A
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46

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 5:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 http://www.emule.org.cn Executable cb18b6df93e8619c
778a70dadd7c835c
b7836029
4260c01010d37cc7
166b9ad97b58c90a
No 0.46.2 0.46.2 10.224.1.116/32
2 http://www.verycd.com Executable 6a243fdb075cdc77
e2efde3065cd0519
e5c28583
671205067b99797d
7eea02446a30b6e3
Yes 1.1.12.100
303
Unicode
1.1.12.100
303
Unicode
Internal Submission
3 http://www.verycd.com Executable 6a243fdb075cdc77
e2efde3065cd0519
e5c28583
671205067b99797d
7eea02446a30b6e3
Yes 1.1.12.100
303
Unicode
1.1.12.100
303
Unicode
Internal Submission
4 http://www.emule-project.net Executable 6a6a7836c5bedd51
18ef2737feee89df
db498e6d
c41ab337b3e6d6a6
310313f88f3804c8
No 0.47.2
Unicode
0.47.2
Unicode
United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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