How to Remove “spider.exe”

What is spider.exe?

spider.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Spider. It belongs to Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as spider.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with spider.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with spider.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • spider.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible spider.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove spider.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2010 at 2:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 8cacf603a0aab0af
741dc719d131b93a
0d6c5df5
1bd67a8a3417b97a
5f184db48319c33f
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable bfbec5b2af31059a
88fddcee62c24142
1866049c
a06cd1e3de1feae3
56253f3ea3c1d87f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Hungary N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 505bcc7beae2cd84
7e2086448cec1d0c
aae0e0d7
0be60145f3b42072
e37608af62c0f2fa
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Philippines N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5d04206d67d5d80c
e5635d197f640514
c8fd5a10
bc4056a9e9d7ebbe
1acdb76a193a0914
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 5:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7521239fb9719a51
0115d02fdcf0ec7b
e5fbeb92
be2854a5b9064184
1be9002e007db055
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Poland
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 07cac5b2a5d90e74
48eedc00d66afdde
9f21e9ae
8173104e793372a7
11e486596daf463e
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Hong Kong
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 362545ddd67b99ac
df919c400d364cc2
95d12f33
855e31608a3213c5
781d7d5248f9c296
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Internal Submission
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 2e2c34be6736b5ee
4f6d9dbd6a03fd00
1586f562
a11d430b7b9c0e1a
76ea0bf0a7b6856c
No 2, 0, 0, 1 2, 0, 0, 1 United States
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