How to Remove “eraser.exe”

What is eraser.exe?

eraser.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Eraser. It belongs to software Active@ Eraser for Windows and was developed by LSoft Technologies.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as eraser.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with eraser.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the eraser.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the eraser.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program Files files then the system is not affected by eraser.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by eraser.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing eraser.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: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 eraser.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 December 2009 at 4:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 The Eraser Project Executable 36c61d4d02d41a0f
99f4ae26d4c6f5b7
9c5247cc
8845adcb5a483849
2b302e85a41ac67e
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.86.1 5.86.1 Internal Submission N/A
2 PapAKArlo Executable 4b8704905218f14e
8d4f6cf60fa60f52
dc8f4526
2f3c6a0cf6a842f3
b8f495a70dbb9791
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 3231af8379ab0548
14dd0fe32e815ac2
c70c9db7
f1f4e73246ae6d5a
a392be639b864f77
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
4 Company 'oszone.net' Executable 49f49a6065d4b723
7a23897131a5f290
03761be4
70c0f06ed891111a
730524ba260735c5
TrojWare.Win
32.AntiAV.cl
j
No Version of
a file
13.0 build
1094
Version of
a product
13.0
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 8:51 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 7d934d0ca9e54690
804f30a2f99725ba
da60247c
8341547c41635fef
14fd187ec5f2c747
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United Kingdom
2 The Eraser Project Executable 1a5b59700847cc1f
dc09749acaa72d0b
7638eed3
34da68ccdc56bf94
09c72c43ba6b744f
Yes 6.0.10.262
0
6.0.10.262
0
Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 35e450e27ea1482b
ab30b2cc1f6be2c4
98816c91
9f82a28011623122
0ec1a2ce8eb6cdef
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
4 The Eraser Project Executable 3b9256751afce305
9576893397fde638
fe50012c
558ee2f289649405
87544d2c322023ee
Yes 6.0.9.2343 6.0.9.2343 Czech Republic
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