How to Remove “netdde.exe”

What is netdde.exe?

netdde.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Network DDE - DDE Communication. It belongs to the software Microsoft Windows Operating System and was developed by Microsoft. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.  The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as netdde.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the netdde.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 netdde.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Windows\System32 then the system is not affected by netdde.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by netdde.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 October 2011 at 7:26 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7b2e317c28770224
9c0e5607ab6c7cef
ee3fdad2
f578503fb64a1b50
c89ca23443335033
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6b1780fd46c7d506
ee087eb1389adafd
a6e848f3
fd5368ea1dc78bf8
fdb643dae2f3cbc8
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable af210868909c5600
56c6570f7c1ba166
f42580cc
72f92b850d52196c
6cdd083887929200
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
United Arab Emirates N/A
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable c94317f916fce100
ce7ef607141d84ea
5bc8f1b1
f78186b1c9347ec9
3f316710a983868a
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.naf
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 August 2008 at 1:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable 41d0cf7072e8defb
aa5122bc65de6d80
fdf0c8ab
1c570c7a13213b37
7914053d386048f1
No N/A N/A United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable aaf7895cc73c7e50
6aeb07b4484df7a4
a7ef6705
5183d992bfc45827
ba60d7ad28466cd5
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 71af65eb517faa0a
6e847f9278152fca
a832ea36
8cdc091f329d40b5
0dfe6e8e8774b225
No 5.1.2600.1
106
(xpsp1.020
828-1920)
5.1.2600.1
106
Canada
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b438c89d92bceeca
4dc27020577d2235
ac14ff7d
e1b5b5c7fa22d38b
d79ed373c36664c3
No 4.00 4.00 198.20.167.84/32
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