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: 24 January 2009 at 8:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 http://www.emule.org.cn Executable d72b598a0dc8ed46
a044f87485ebd67f
72c05e5e
c20b58827461fffd
4df5e730be45f026
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.46.2 0.46.2 Internal Submission N/A
2 http://www.emule.org.cn Executable d72b598a0dc8ed46
a044f87485ebd67f
72c05e5e
c20b58827461fffd
4df5e730be45f026
Unclassified
Malware
No 0.46.2 0.46.2 United States N/A
3 http://emuleplus.info Executable 7f8573e2bf8cef74
83a1cd6f01efca39
b62092df
f28eee0272604755
0621cf8e2e6e3fcc
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.2c 1.2c United States N/A
4 http://www.emule-project.net Executable 8f8fef581723a4e7
83a567f16cf0c535
39a421d9
489dd738573e97c7
942dd1a859d38c00
TrojWare.Win
32.PSW.Ldpin
ch.~NNT
No 0.48.0
Unicode
0.48.0
Unicode
Italy N/A
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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 4edcb3217cf29be0
9c432e0d47438fbd
33167a38
85b4c8c52327ff09
2717deb8311bf31d
Yes 1.2.0.1103
29 Unicode
1.2.0.1103
29 Unicode
Internal Submission
2 http://www.emule-project.net Executable 39840141842ed9c4
deece6ada0d08a63
3d1a4f92
f58b15935621ccff
84f1ad40e89860ee
No 0.48.0.709
06 Unicode
0.48.0.709
06 Unicode
United States
3 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
4 http://www.emule-project.net Executable 9326332073ef8b7a
ba9ca8566be0cef5
aeeb88f6
ef27ce1084656e31
9f8f2189d3b3013f
No 0.48.0
Unicode
0.48.0
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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