How to Remove “eqnedt32.exe”

What is eqnedt32.exe?


eqnedt32.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Equation Editor.  It is associated with Microsoft Equation Editor developed by Microsoft. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as eqnedt32.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


How to determine if your computer is infected with eqnedt32.exe malware?


Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with eqnedt32.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • eqnedt32.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly


Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible eqnedt32.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove eqnedt32.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 July 2011 at 6:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0229d6155c624e69
6adbb863231830d7
dff96007
cad3db58f1d69549
e15ad8c657c06ac6
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 197.251.185.103/32 N/A
2 Design Science, Inc. Executable 8edca008263df7e0
af6f4ca36ebb142c
5de07a9c
c4ffdf76e73ce1c6
27d82a338d6a269f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 00110900 3.1 Vietnam N/A
3 N/A Executable fd1b62e420ed88fe
e839057c3380287a
7c3b8722
d79a46c19552c536
81f1e47650dd9eec
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No N/A N/A 154.72.79.212/32 N/A
4 Design Science, Inc. Executable 58725496dd0b31f8
4f6fe525b561ffc7
ca97119c
db5e2caab495ab48
a90c83aac33f659b
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 17081400 3.1 Nepal N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 11:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Design Science, Inc. Executable cc5c16bbf5ceb652
26d656aac67e355c
14e49a87
a8aa02e993886920
a9129d2cb3a7dc1d
Yes 00030700 00030700 United States
2 Design Science, Inc. Executable 01ed9d0c9ae6754d
19470739908281f1
46188bd9
5965152923d5632b
58d411ccfca9381a
No 05032800 3.1 Russian Federation
3 Design Science, Inc. Executable 7e4e14ad5997bfa4
73e7b41fbe757061
bcb2158a
712fcf09418edfc9
8d2923cfbf3f976c
No 00030700 00030700 Russian Federation
4 Design Science, Inc. Executable ae0acd214340ba3f
2f551b492bdea33c
9b7d525b
878c62858d12842f
a4cc65bf64b5fd67
No 00110900 3.1 Ukraine
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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