How to Remove “fdm.exe”

What is fdm.exe?

fdm.exe is a legitimate process file, and an important software component of Free Download Manager. It is developed by VicMan Software. This type of file is typically located in C:\windows\System32 Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after fdm.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with fdm.exe  malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • fdm.exe  takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible fdm.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:\windows\System32, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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 fdm.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 October 2011 at 12:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 FreeDownloadManager.ORG Executable 1e1256102bd1a8c8
313d07ef253f148c
8669cf52
bea908dc35a65ae3
c348b47d50e8676b
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 3.8.1160.0 3.8 RC2 Brazil N/A
2 FreeDownloadManager.ORG Executable 570713e2b5e1589d
b2e3c0327d856882
a80027fa
57d11f5a5b81a4e7
c5b10222ee45e70a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 3, 0, 848,
0
3.0 Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
3 FreeDownloadManager.ORG Executable c53690ce9a386d4d
cc138ce8630258f2
98f685fe
49df232639180a14
db134a813b4b1ce2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 3.9.1481.0 3.9.4 Zambia N/A
4 FreeDownloadManager.ORG Executable 9980beb5ecf54d0d
85893a206af2387f
47468dfe
bd1fbdd64055fb7f
d03fcd55b3244c55
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3, 5, 931,
0
3.5 RC 31.9.108.37/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 August 2008 at 5:53 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 FreeDownloadManager.ORG Executable cdb540f29fb69278
2673b312656f5e07
9a92c983
3b95d74c34412c1f
46856a6055984a6d
No 3.8.1138.0 3.8 BETA 5 159.146.187.121/32
2 N/A Executable fd56057e0d1722eb
4a0e4ba1827bcee2
de135eef
0fa06b21bb0062d2
33366e6c982af568
No N/A N/A Australia
3 FreeDownloadManager.ORG Executable 2ec765374e9fc822
54d5ad6f8bfd9b97
5441dae9
efdf8db140d71ae9
e5c88a75f03b7ea9
No 3.8.1173.0 3.8 Internal Submission
4 FreeDownloadManager.ORG Executable 50910e7461fb7dbd
f8a293642b0cd953
91a93c3a
df33a25c8521eaf0
7d6bc9682a8625c8
No 3.9.1249.0 3.9 Internal Submission
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