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: 12 October 2011 at 2:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 689d6e9174734f18
d190ed8616011b16
8622fc56
a967c7818408c871
6914af9da0180bb6
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 51918ba2fcee04b0
767ce26e693a6e74
61980b1a
1a00916c6ed40ed5
69cf825928088b28
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
197.34.10.238/32 N/A
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e5dbf96cccbe1c11
bb96ce95a727372b
fe05fa35
840a4e29a4772542
c20dac14e6ebf6c4
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt N/A
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18

Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 June 2009 at 5:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 30ad0fb0e67b6fc4
16be80188363378f
b5b240cd
768db87b85676490
73d9c8cc2c669109
No N/A N/A 10.100.19.22/32
2 myplace Executable f78d0d0a39106136
fb3db10ef1c2a7cb
e49e5e86
fb26ad18381d68a0
e8678d07072ec139
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission
3 Babos Software Executable 741bc573fda3902f
357d33beac0cfce3
4b84537c
defceff588656485
71b1f49b2eca89ae
No 2.24.0.0 2.13.0.0 United States
4 N/A Executable 7ddada7f3afa2d08
512ad8255f06a76b
0e145d75
9234fd27974cbdc7
c5c8c7434b3fcf6f
No N/A N/A Romania
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