How to Remove “specialoffer.exe”

What is specialoffer.exe?

specialoffer.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as AdvrCntr Special Module. It belongs to AdvrCntr Module and was developed by Nero AG. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as specialoffer.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • specialoffer.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 specialoffer.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 specialoffer.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 September 2008 at 3:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Nero AG Executable a51d9ba0aae21ce8
430ebe8f8eb50bb5
5d8ef710
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 India N/A
2 Nero AG Executable bdf29fcfe21a88fb
da5a8dc81d88cdac
b728988d
0daeddc395ecb08d
4b8e1ae57b297133
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Egypt N/A
3 Nero AG Executable bc92503e5dd891ac
d413b46c749045e1
6e13efee
22436493bc5c7a28
394f6af763d53a0e
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 China N/A
4 Nero AG Executable 1aded09237bd95a2
8920652557492b3a
207f5a8b
b46550c3725f989b
cc9b57e219eefa0e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 August 2008 at 10:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Nero AG Executable c63d5d44b08108e3
a11cd3efd23dcce6
8867d025
9956b8927465aa9d
5979768b22723611
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable ef405505910ab618
1fb62a90e3cb0e03
66acd2c7
N/A No N/A N/A India
3 Nero AG Executable 5060a71d5c2677c9
7c8e3de290e82767
c7116bce
56c51d19f38872a0
5214ee27ee6b8ea5
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Ukraine
4 Nero AG Executable ca88a831b5db6d1f
6cef0869cf780ff5
a208faa9
6999d5fe6e6f6a0b
8ce410e2d93af4a1
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 United States
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