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: 22 November 2011 at 2:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Nero AG Executable 838570189a3f4501
8b207f9b1a2fd956
d53e28bf
a5efe78edaf2d722
d262b63def19ef06
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Ukraine N/A
2 Nero AG Executable c716529444a11d13
7cd8e1719038f338
2076b9ba
bfd178aaff810455
8a6b34e7a31cfcbc
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Russian Federation N/A
3 Nero AG Executable 8adab37d37ff3b54
82a785ed9f49a0cc
3c10105f
e74f38ed32b0628c
223a4d18be4b33d5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Russian Federation N/A
4 Nero AG Executable f25f4c7c1edf1fc1
0596123bff5fd715
d3c10c67
3f42258cc49297c6
fa1c56aa19281a15
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 September 2008 at 8:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Nero AG Executable 4c08db25be491864
561842ff32edbac4
84297a0c
587c78575fc9e0cf
9651d4ee327e5b52
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Brazil
2 Nero AG Executable c63d5d44b08108e3
a11cd3efd23dcce6
8867d025
9956b8927465aa9d
5979768b22723611
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Internal Submission
3 Nero AG Executable 3c39ea1afcfea8c6
bf1606178a242e45
16224256
19ed04891b8438eb
1610e34af8c09042
No 1, 0, 0, 3 1, 0, 0, 3 Internal Submission
4 Nero AG Executable a34e46ee5fa04cfa
d90d6266174a2b93
aa429f74
6c60e01735f4da31
9d6ef9cca70257c2
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
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