How to Remove “starter.exe”

What is starter.exe?

starter.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Creative Technology. This process is known as Creative Labs Ensoniq Mixer Tray icon and it belongs to Creative Labs Ensoniq Mixer. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of starter.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by starter.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 starter.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from starter.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the starter.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with starter.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 January 2015 at 7:34 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 18fef8ed59dd7337
675788989409cdc9
f0a64c47
dbce337e7cb32741
32e8719f27922a8a
Unclassified
Malware
Yes N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 June 2010 at 11:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 2a3935066f3206de
67762de1ae1b4295
9ff30a2a
64c2d88d7c4de89a
434154b492730bc1
Yes N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 19d42e3e433280da
3b446595e0140d31
bd1b3219
3b3bbae8699a3fe8
498ee3b5a1b1a489
No N/A N/A United States
3 Rpv Software Executable 2146ba906e236016
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9ca9eb700b07cfbd
01018f6912e0ba9c
No 1.00 1.00 10.224.25.96/32
4 Poker Indicator INC. Executable 4fa65b8c10268b93
561b75aa65c61166
c181bc16
5607601fff0fa512
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No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 United States
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