How to Remove “vds.exe”

What is vds.exe?

vds.exe is a legitimate file popularly known as Virtual Disk Service. It is associated with Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is typically located in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after vds.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with vds.exe malware?


Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with vds.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • vds.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

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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 the vds.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 October 2011 at 6:54 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2ea0dfc6b2696402
54233421a43dfb00
07c1d11b
3d6fd88f014fd7f3
a0ba246aad46a145
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Canada N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8dd8414be6f1d91e
ebf4401d7992e302
4648fd50
bb44543a05870587
48aae6baddc70b06
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Canada N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 62ced6da49dc2a46
0e35360e16b503f5
8b1b12e1
057331fc68d8c53b
dd0fbd2e31d3a3ce
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
4 N/A Executable d966cd13d90f2afa
8c9111c2ec853ca1
523a6418
ef8df413fee7d070
6c416e4a3b0e42c0
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A 151.255.34.67/32 N/A
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42

Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 June 2008 at 1:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f9a2c6dbf7dc6558
b2f9f1be61329fb1
4830b6a8
00fba165a1167738
802da5d0ee78ef10
No 6.2.9200.1
6420
(win8_gdr.
120919-181
3)
6.2.9200.1
6420
India
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 357e772a93e1ec88
d497c3ee0ba586aa
7f999997
5762a4b963e44889
9341fb1855fab30c
No 5.2.3790.4
029
(srv03_sp2
_qfe.07022
2-2305)
5.2.3790.4
029
United States
3 S.A.D.E. s.a.r.l. Executable daa6a054f55425e3
caaf1b5020fd9abe
dab8cb8d
6f80093e99346a34
951bb32d24b25ac7
No 4.0.0.0 4.0.0.0 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 51b15a8587a70db5
f1dacf1a4ed77fbd
98df881e
c3cd30495687c2a2
f66a65ca6fd89be9
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Morocco
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