How to Remove “shadowuser_trial.exe”

What is shadowuser_trial.exe?

shadowuser_trial.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Setup Laucher. It belongs to ShadowUser Pro2 and was developed by ShadowStor. It is commonly stored in C:\users\{user}\downloads\shadowuser_trial.exe.
Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name them as shadowuser_trial.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • shadowuser_trial.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 shadowuser_trial.exe and open the file location
If the file is located outside C:\users\{user}\downloads\shadowuser_trial.exe, then it is likely that the system is affected with shadowuser_trial.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 April 2011 at 4:28 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ShadowStor Executable 7ddebbfd1fa6df01
8612aac22ff7b201
5fee104b
234bd10b10b532f0
fc1a98981de3f03e
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
No 2.05.0000 2.05. Brazil N/A
2 ShadowStor Executable b08714467b0c3cec
f1d1615c8194d748
e8c573af
b4927164ad95137a
a50e23233b71c0d1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.05.0000 2.05. Vietnam N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 February 2009 at 1:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ShadowStor Executable 3ddbd6b24c309c78
8ffca8a641e2020f
f802d230
1e29170c01dc2add
461ed28acc463c74
No 2.05.0000 2.05. United States
2 ShadowStor Executable 3ddbd6b24c309c78
8ffca8a641e2020f
f802d230
1e29170c01dc2add
461ed28acc463c74
No 2.05.0000 2.05. 10.224.1.115/32
3 ShadowStor Executable 3ddbd6b24c309c78
8ffca8a641e2020f
f802d230
1e29170c01dc2add
461ed28acc463c74
No 2.05.0000 2.05. Ukraine
4 ShadowStor Executable 3ddbd6b24c309c78
8ffca8a641e2020f
f802d230
1e29170c01dc2add
461ed28acc463c74
No 2.05.0000 2.05. 10.224.1.22/32
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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