How to Remove “support.exe”

What is support.exe?

support.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Dell, Inc. This process is known as Support and it belongs to Dell Support. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of support.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by support.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 support.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 support.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 support.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 support.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 August 2012 at 11:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable f41fcfac8dfa6eb2
5fc10b92ca51662f
25cd4393
a50f7001160e7b5e
94171b18234e605d
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 windata GmbH & Co.KG Executable 6290f385e799ca4f
823d08b693f30430
59ddb55e
4eab2c46b90bf018
a5ad4cd2a6cb5201
TrojWare.Win
32.Morkus.AC
F
Yes 8.08.0042 8.08.0042 Germany N/A
3 N/A Executable 3c1a45939b8dc9dd
b20fc9f9f7218c6b
2dd39429
a66547e674e44117
08306c6b68670fa1
TrojWare.Win
32.PSW.WebMo
ner.~dy003
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable e92ba3eebeb4afd8
eede32f0f26b158a
24849c73
6188c2eda803df25
9d483c9e43501c4a
ApplicUnwnt No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 September 2009 at 4:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 83d2cbe08eac5f24
efe3f190db1b0cc3
d0a9990e
f6042013484aabb2
842a8ecfdc309016
Yes N/A N/A United States
2 UltraVnc Executable c2a00a05de2c31b8
826bfad4f31a7620
93b911ab
993de52c2e4d1fb5
316640747fa71f40
No 4, 10, 0,
1
4, 10, 0,
1
United States
3 AxxonSoft Executable 0b58a8c478580bcf
954684d287b4ee08
80a69d7c
f0c84d6ce905a058
9e4feb5d629c5fa8
No 4.1.0.6545 4.1.0.6545 10.108.51.216/32
4 N/A Executable 076db34389e94f89
100ff2978d7e6906
6f0262a8
dbfed59ab6f5b87e
30d8fb15211e5b92
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.166/32
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