How to Remove “HPZRCV01.EXE”

What is hpzrcv01.exe?

hpzrcv01.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as HP Installer Recovery Plug. It is associated with HP Installer developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is located in C:\Program files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as hpzrcv01.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with hpzrcv01.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with hpzrcv01.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • hpzrcv01.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible hpzrcv01.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove hpzrcv01.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove hpzrcv01.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 4:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Hewlett-Packard Executable 6bd9570b63e09c9f
4fa5c07662b9160c
e8b19c04
61a2aaba924313bf
116b37a836ac76a7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 014.0.301.
000
014.0.301.
000
Brazil N/A
2 Hewlett-Packard Executable 7667b9c6dc9de821
9197b4081a2bb01a
0c23d9d0
5e596e615ca52da9
5d02988e3aeda4b3
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 3,0,0,76 3,0,0,76 Brazil N/A
3 Hewlett-Packard Executable 6c2a04bd605ec2aa
789d243be334d5a3
48f5d936
e5751f249922d66d
6635ccfb480d5150
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b4
Yes 10,0,0,76 10,0,0,76 Saudi Arabia N/A
4 Hewlett-Packard Executable b004136219a68e74
061b3cc44c003ed8
38b32e96
15e62e7fff0462bd
7365c4b8a9356e6a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9,0,0,64 9,0,0,64 India N/A
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37

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 4:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hewlett-Packard Executable b9d3b6609be92ebc
e15a9b360b1fbb71
0aaa9c99
d47affbefd2c5e1a
d0ad0403d7d47fdf
Yes 013.0.445.
000
013.0.445.
000
10.224.1.65/32
2 N/A Non-executable fb6453a4f0d606dc
6dedb3be69ce8c11
cf5a2d5a
fd1201405369c52a
97e38ee5b6a694bb
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
3 Hewlett-Packard Executable 1d558ccb36e797de
a8ad29a644032ffb
d67af886
64ce96ae60df135f
5076acd17c246341
No 7,0,0,71 7,0,0,71 10.224.1.55/32
4 Hewlett-Packard Executable 8875ac478e9742df
6816ab7e05f5908c
ebb9ccc4
68ae69f52752ee28
d5a3450e9a5d3c30
No 2,6,0,19 2,6,0,19 Internal Submission
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