|Type||Adware, PUP, executable|
|Short Description||The .exe process belongs to Daugava adware.|
|Symptoms||Ad-sponsored content is generated and personal information is likely collected.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware installers, bundling.|
|Detection tool||Download Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By ejemidvlf.exe|
As we have written multiple times, the different types of malware can exploit executable files, and they often do. According to research, the ejemidvlf.exe process belongs to Daugava – an adware application that generates advertisements and tracks users’ online activities. The executable has been detected by several AV programs. Its status is potentially unwanted.
How to Remove Daugava Adware
ejemidvlf.exe Process Details
ejemidvlf.exe has been analyzed by VirusTotal.
- Executable Application (Win32 EXE)
- C:\Program Files\daugava\ejemidvlf.exe
Did You Know?
Due to their distribution method, adware applications are typically detected as potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). Bundling is applied to generate quick profit via techniques like pay-per-install or pay-per-click.
These methods are designed to monetize online traffic and are used intensively in online advertising platforms. When multiple companies take part in online monetizing campaigns, they become affiliates. Logically, the more users are involved, the more cash will be made.
Why Do You Have ejemidvlf.exe Running in the Background?
As already stated, the process belongs to Daugava adware. Daugava is a potentially unwanted application (PUA), primarily distributed via freeware installers and bundling.
Opting for custom/ advanced installation is one way to avoid additional or recommended downloads. Sustaining an active AV program is another way to shield your PC against unwanted software.
Daugava may act as a browser extension. Once attached to the browser, the app may alter its settings to display ad-sponsored content. Security researchers warn that interacting with that content is not considered safe at all.
How Can You Terminate ejemidvlf.exe?
Several AV solutions have detected Trojan components in the process. Even though it is not considered a virus, ejemidvlf.exe is still riskware that should be removed instantly from the system.
The good news is adware can be eliminated manually. Users who have the time and knowledge to clean their system ‘by hand’ can refer to the step-by-step guide below the article.
To make sure your system is in perfect shape, scanning it via AV software is required.
Step 1: Remove/Uninstall ejemidvlf.exe in Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall ejemidvlf.exe.
Step 2: Remove ejemidvlf.exe from your browser
Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu
Select ejemidvlf.exe and click “Remove”
After ejemidvlf.exe is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
Select ejemidvlf.exe to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.
After ejemidvlf.exe has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.
From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
In the new window select ‘Extensions’
Click once on ejemidvlf.exe
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall ejemidvlf.exe. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the ejemidvlf.exe will be removed.
Step 3: Remove ejemidvlf.exe automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.
To clean your computer you should download an updated anti-malware program on a safe PC and then install it on the affected computer in offline mode. After that you should boot into safe mode and scan your computer to remove all ejemidvlf.exe associated objects.