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explorer32.exe. Is it a virus?

The explorer32.exe could be a SDBOT-ML. Sometimes it’s called SDBOT.VQ and SDBOT-ML.

It’s not absolutely clear which product this file is part of and who is its author. It’s a hidden file. Explorer32.exe is usually located in the %SYSTEM% sub-folder and its usual size is 450,560 bytes.

This file is a network worm. Worms can significantly decrease your Internet connection speed and download new malware onto your computer.


Disable and delete the explorer32.exe process as soon as possible. Most likely it is a virus, a trojan, or some other malware. Before disabling this file make sure it is not a legitimate file that is also called explorer32.exe.


Security risk: Free spyware & virus scanRegistry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)


Process: SDBOT-MLCommon path(s): subfolder in %SYSTEM%Keywords(s): worm, monitor, hiddenFilesize(s): 450,560 bytes, 413,696 bytes, 442,368 bytes, 360,448 bytes, 380,928 bytes

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