How to Remove “javah.exe”

What is javah.exe?


javah.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Java(TM) Platform SE binary. It belongs to Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U5 and was developed by Oracle Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name it as javah.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with javah.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 javah.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • javah.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 javah.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 javah.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing javah.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 javah.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 October 2012 at 2:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable df142d90f36306e1
14450b32495e2d31
05e55e9f
8f34546b388625df
d228df31dd9748b0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.0.50.5 5.0.50.5 India N/A
2 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 9e3aa70738cb35ff
1e16fc253c2f1c12
45b22b62
b6b762365a6e3e03
342d8b1fdde7f687
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 6.0.110.3 6.0.110.3 India N/A
3 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 79dd111ef25a6f92
8684e879937f6b3e
a1551096
8019a15728139367
6e2dc6b3f9f0bcbf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.0.50.5 5.0.50.5 India N/A
4 N/A Executable 96dcaaba8c45dd0c
f45128d5c9405646
49ab2176
2d5458d989ddd58b
89ceb740c0f2cfe1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 May 2009 at 7:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 00ffa7e36e0cdce8
8d88ccf256d02a91
8fb3e1ed
b024e14e5e14f461
4c83ee9aae94488a
No 6.0.10.6 6.0.10.6 Internal Submission
2 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 8933d97016a12ca2
5f04ad58f790e1bd
6109cbb4
2d17378dc4a1bbd7
a9e9724968005533
No 5.0.240.8 5.0.240.8 Russian Federation
3 Oracle Corporation Executable 60346d88f189ad0f
53556436acd10418
f472b5ec
9b0399e4344797d4
2c061fc1a46a887e
Yes 7.0.50.5 7.0.50.5 10.224.1.54/32
4 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable adff7da590890c22
0a40b44cf749d2e2
1f0f6425
93108ac374c577aa
a4781adc40da6052
Yes 6.0.310.5 6.0.310.5 United States
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