How to Remove “xactbld.exe”

What is xactbld.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, xactbld.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as XACT Build Utility and it belongs to Microsoft DirectX for Windows. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

xactbld.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after xactbld.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by xactbld.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • xactbld.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove xactbld.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove xactbld.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

  1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.
  2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:
  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use.

Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

  1. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

  1. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 August 2013 at 11:53 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 625da0ed8d835749
36294cca2ca01933
534c190e
a82c9f32faf21801
a0e38be9ff304b18
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.21.1148.
0000
(WGGT_NOV0
7.Release)
9.21.1148.
0000
37.215.52.141/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 December 2008 at 5:48 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f0131d6cc6cfcd40
4f0bb21e5a37f60f
1ae54934
1a1ca0ce4d882555
a98618717375af05
No 9.09.376.0
000 built
by:
mmbuild
9.09.376.0
000
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c386999f98c3df90
9490d7793545da97
bf5f5d73
3ad29be0aa3ae485
680a8694688ffe50
No 9.21.1148.
0000
(WGGT_NOV0
7.Release)
9.21.1148.
0000
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 96e1835dc52703af
ff816e1ca09adf5b
3a7a4852
79a8461976a91f12
b150843eabaa35fd
Yes 9.20.1057.
0000
(WGGT_AUG0
7.Release)
9.20.1057.
0000
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7c4814837f986ada
e9f77e47d2673e57
00633be1
aedbdc58024f989b
03fa58225f042de1
Yes 9.16.857.0
000
(WGGT_DEC0
6.Release)
9.16.857.0
000
Internal Submission
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