How to Remove “graphedit.exe”

What is graphedit.exe?

graphedit.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as DirectShow SDK Filter Graph Editor. It is associated with DirectShow software developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


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


Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with graphedit.exe malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • graphedit.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 graphedit.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.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

First Seen: 23 October 2011 at 9:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7fcb6a1f61a1d9e3
521caec880cfe42a
204717c4
30b889c0c2330fac
3d9f55da3fc94ebf
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b0
No DirectX
10.0
DirectX
10.0
Tunisia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 32493a219fe560dd
dde8e61c849be381
de7e21d2
7948ac57a29a44d9
9d33f5bdb725b1e5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.04.78.00
00
9.04.78.00
00
Thailand N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9202f31142e935a5
46bf2343e68eb355
5f82b419
ca6fda0886dc8645
04cd7644bcac3cdb
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.04.78.00
00
9.04.78.00
00
Egypt N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3c8882c76a49946b
0c16298fbade455a
1aa282fb
1d998f5ec3eec93e
bed9631f7832c46f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.04.78.00
00
9.04.78.00
00
Saudi Arabia N/A
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22

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 2:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8ea4592c48254519
9fa337f2837d6e38
d45e1510
2154637aa65ea654
43d63957626609f6
Yes DirectX
10.0
DirectX
10.0
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable baa64ad0df3e1294
57c9949ca4333f53
46ef85e8
6e6afc330c67cd2d
e9f97a96bf4ca3fd
Yes 9.04.78.00
00
9.04.78.00
00
Ukraine
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8ea4592c48254519
9fa337f2837d6e38
d45e1510
2154637aa65ea654
43d63957626609f6
Yes DirectX
10.0
DirectX
10.0
10.224.1.116/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5c87ed8dfac924bd
fa4cc39757f030f9
013dd3df
30929cc15af8ed85
aae99a6620d72c3f
No DirectX
10.0
DirectX
10.0
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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