Know How to Remove Dnsodanah.exe from PC

My Windows 8 computer got Dnsodanah.exe virus yesterday morning while downloading a media player. Before emergence of this very malware infection my system was working quite fine but now its really very difficult to even perform normal tasks on my PC. It is continuously causing several issues in my system and I have also notice sudden slowdown in system response. Hope, you guys will advise me right way to remove Dnsodanah.exe virus completely from my system. Thanks in advance!!!

Dnsodanah.exe is a kind of very nasty computer threat categorized as Trojan Horse. Being a typical computer threat it is quite capable to cause severe destruction in compromised PC in very less time. It is known for its its highly mischievous behavior which enables this nasty virus to skip all the security measures of compromised PC and its manage to stay undetected by the users. Once, this malware infection executed in your system then it will run several malicious tasks in your system background. It utilizes maximum system resources hence you will witness very sluggish system performance. Furthermore, Dnsodanah.exe generate bulk of junk data on occupies all free space on hard drive. It may even damage all executable files in your system and disable crucial applications. 

Promoted by cyber criminals Dnsodanah.exe virus usually penetrates in targeted PC bundled with freeware application which is downloaded from untrusted sites. Well, there are several other deceptive means which can be used by this nasty malware infection in order to infect your system such as spam attachments, p2p network sharing, visiting unknown sites, clicking questionable links, and many more. Apparently, it creates a backdoor on infected PC and allows other malware infection to enter your computer easily. It also install remote access on your system which allows the hackers to steal confidential files form your computer. Therefore, it is recommended to get rid of Dnsodanah.exe virus as soon as possible from your system and avoid any further damage.


Steps to Delete Dnsodanah.exe

Step: 1 Restart your Windows PC in Safe Mode

Find the complete details on how to Reboot your PC in Safe Mode (if you are a novice, follow the above given instructions on how to boot up your PC in Safe mode irrespective of the Windows Version that is being used as Windows XP, 7, Win 8, 8.1 and Windows 10)

Step:2 Remove Dnsodanah.exe from Task Manager

Press CTRL+ALT+DEL simulataneously to open Task manager. Find Dnsodanah.exe Related processes or any other suspicious processes that are running on it. Now Select and delete Dnsodanah.exe virus from Task Manager at once.

Task Manager

Step:3 How to Delete Dnsodanah.exe Related Startup Items

Press Win + R together and Type “msconfig”.

Windows R

Now press Enter Key or Select OK.


Startup” option is to be selected on the Pop-up Window Tab



Now Search for Dnsodanah.exe Related applications on Startup Items


Now Uncheck all Unknown or Suspicious items from “System Configuration” related to Dnsodanah.exe


Now Click and Select Restart to Start your Computer in Normal Mode




Step: 4 How to Delete Dnsodanah.exe from Windows Registry

  1. Press Win + R in combination to Open Run Box, Type regedit on the search box and press enter.
  2. This will Open the registry entries.
  3. Find Dnsodanah.exe related entries from the list and carefully delete it. However be careful and do not delete any other entries as this could severely damage the Windows Component.


Also, after completing the above steps, it is important to search for any folders and files that has been created by Dnsodanah.exe and if found must be deleted.

Step 5 How to View Hidden Files and Folders Created by Dnsodanah.exe

  1. Click on the Start Menu
  2. Go to Control Panel, and Search for folder Options
  3. Click on view hidden files and folders Options, For your convenience, we have included complete process on how to unhide files on all Windows Version. This will delete all the files and folders associated with Dnsodanah.exe that was existing on your compromised system.

Still, if you are unable to get rid of Dnsodanah.exe using manual steps, you need to scan your PC to detect Dnsodanah.exe.


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