How to remove the ld10 virus

Most antivirus programs identify ld10.exe as malware—e.g. Kaspersky identifies it as Net-Worm.Win32.Koobface.aiw or Net-Worm.Win32.Koobface.aqk, and TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_CRYPTED.HR or TROJ_DLOADR.ALN.

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Ld10.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with ld10
Ld10.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process ld10.exe has no identifications of its developer.

Description: Ld10.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Ld10.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 27,648 bytes (36% of all occurrences), 28,160 bytes, 39,424 bytes, 37,888 bytes or 28,672 bytes. 
The process has no file description. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). Ld10.exe is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The ld10.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Therefore the technical security rating is 61% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify ld10.exe related errors

Important: You should check the ld10.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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Best practices for resolving ld10 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active ld10 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the ld10.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 cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

Other processes

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