How to remove the d virus

Most antivirus programs identify d.exe as malware—for instance Microsoft identifies it as TrojanDownloader:Win32/Renos.DZ or TrojanDownloader:Win32/Agent.JQ, and Symantec identifies it as Trojan Horse.

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D.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with d
D.exe process in Windows Task Manager

There are no author's data about the d.exe process.

Description: D.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file d.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 69,120 bytes (16% of all occurrences), 142,848 bytes and 4 more variants. 
There is no information about the author of the file. D.exe is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 64% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: You should check the d.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Summary: Average user rating of d.exe: based on 4 votes with 3 user comments. One user thinks d.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user suspects danger. 2 users think d.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving d issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active d process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the d.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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