How to Remove “xdcmake.exe”

What is xdcmake.exe?

xdcmake.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Microsoft XML Documents Contents Merge Tool. It belongs to Microsoft Visual Studio and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as xdcmake.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with xdcmake.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • xdcmake.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 xdcmake.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then it is likely that the system is affected with xdcmake.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing xdcmake.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 xdcmake.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 May 2009 at 6:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable af5977c8c83fc6bc
9c865fd26a4fd919
7e2d5f99
7d9c9d66ea07a3c2
fa5064fc2d738906
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 15.00.2102
2.08 built
by: RTM
9.00.21022
.08
Taiwan N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 02cfd1e175444ff8
d8c5e0e5cb93e7e1
7cc1364d
73ea4bcf3c6872ad
e129f3d993f912c8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 15.00.2102
2.08 built
by: RTM
9.00.21022
.08
India N/A
3 N/A Executable 497efecb6a5b8491
15a3ddba47b45283
9dc889c5
4fabcb958356ca20
e480f0f9d9254eb5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 551730f193f777a1
5cb8fe5870eb6810
7dcf5cd2
57ac64a700c50108
1d2660149dbdbda6
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 15.00.2102
2.08 built
by: RTM
9.00.21022
.08
Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 12:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable dbe448a297c02046
6def973e17835b5e
bb07a836
d6c7e9a8f6d7f8c2
3ab5cc46b8f89ae5
Yes 15.00.2102
2.08 built
by: RTM
9.00.21022
.08
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 22910925f1eff949
1ddde1166ed32956
a98963bd
a842c121495f159b
3998d59b5c8c4265
Yes 16.00.3031
9.01 built
by: RTMRel
10.00.3031
9.01
Turkey
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8c9b7e31a80bf814
88464dd106e6ecec
097a47cb
49bb4ebef0680cdf
ed766b56421d3559
Yes 16.00.3031
9.01 built
by: RTMRel
10.00.3031
9.01
Turkey
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable dbe448a297c02046
6def973e17835b5e
bb07a836
d6c7e9a8f6d7f8c2
3ab5cc46b8f89ae5
Yes 15.00.2102
2.08 built
by: RTM
9.00.21022
.08
Internal Submission
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