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: 23 May 2011 at 9:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
2 N/A Executable dd64ba87d4be1283
697bcc908fb9fe6e
80b54ae2
86962b3b9b14dd21
4411bb1ecc4c09ca
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
3 http://www.verycd.com Executable 70cdbbecffc473ee
8c913ca431b23d88
aa3c07b7
307bc73f3b921040
ff6b4442ac0d4458
Heur.Suspici
ous
Yes 1.1.15.110
126
Unicode
1.1.15.110
126
Unicode
Hong Kong N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
39

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.verycd.com Executable 991930c0d6ddeab9
6db8446fc7b0b1bc
4c1fac6f
ae61c61602639437
9dbf095b67382fa5
No 1.2.2.1111
10 Unicode
1.2.2.1111
10 Unicode
10.108.55.52/32
2 http://www.verycd.com Executable 434b7c47d355d669
4c9c8b38fb08ae3b
d4f0f019
03bbc110fb07a80f
fb92778ee11c8b24
Yes 1.2.1.1107
15 Unicode
1.2.1.1107
15 Unicode
Internal Submission
3 eMule IS Mod Team Executable 85cbd7698cfd4ef9
f824fa3698cdc7d2
2a055c6a
99ee08dd42b4c1d6
c6233fa4cd90d4c4
No 0.25.6
Unicode
0.25.6
Unicode
Russian Federation
4 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
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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