How to Remove “verifier.exe”

What is verifier.exe?

verifier.exe is an legitimate executable file popularly known as the Verfication application component. It is associated with Driver Verification software developed by Betriebssystem for the Microsoft Windows. It is typically located in C:\Windows\system32\. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after verifier.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • verifier.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 verifier.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:\Windows\system32\, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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 verifier.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 1:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 28eb8727013025a4
feef8e4ce0e59e2d
74f49587
0e8df1c67c8ca428
ae53a7111cb42310
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Canada N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable df63b6db09f049f0
bf1f8736db6525f0
2ad132b4
f93d90fcd66a3389
90e1e04a91f6e7f4
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.211.63.173/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2782e8320717aab3
a4aa263d92ffb1d2
b8f29e7f
196396f1625d5fc9
0b89a309b0aa325d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 197.34.10.238/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 33d863a97e4c4f6b
7fd807e83d462d68
53a950ba
24ec21b2cbeb82ff
3da91d601a6cbc52
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.SR
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
154.66.62.191/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2009 at 2:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f2238e7510828552
ac64b70e420df19b
305a7fef
f5a90c233a48c617
5c6f2eb59677ce61
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4e82ea24a07901b5
588835e81de9b520
f626d18d
0b257e7c8e8d0170
e8a313fe81b9906b
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
10.100.19.136/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4e82ea24a07901b5
588835e81de9b520
f626d18d
0b257e7c8e8d0170
e8a313fe81b9906b
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 27bb70752f5ae8ce
223d13d2f4acacad
ec215e20
749bd93d629eda8a
3691c64e346ebc65
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
India
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