How to remove the digifast virus

Most antivirus programs identify digifast.exe as malware—for example TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_DLOADER.XVW, and Symantec identifies it as Downloader.

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Digifast.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with digifast
Digifast.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as digifast belongs to software digifast Application by unknown.

Description: Digifast.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The digifast.exe file is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 225,792 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 287,744 bytes. 
The program has no file description. The program is not visible. The digifast.exe file is not a Windows system file. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run, DEFAULT\Run). Digifast.exe is able to hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 57% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify digifast.exe related errors

Important: You should check the digifast.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If digifast has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


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Best practices for resolving digifast issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active digifast process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the digifast.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.

Other processes

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