How to Remove “HPZSCR01.EXE”

What is hpzscr01.exe?

hpzscr01.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as ICE 1.1 Uninstaller. It is associated with ICE application developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is located in C:\Documents and Settings by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as hpzscr01.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with hpzscr01.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with hpzscr01.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • hpzscr01.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 hpzscr01.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:\Documents and Settings perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove hpzscr01.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.

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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.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 November 2010 at 3:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Hewlett-Packard Executable 81fc3507c05e72fd
518944e782b7ff24
68d28a03
2bbf554d6ea19bb3
f1065ca559ae13fe
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10,0,0,76 10,0,0,76 Brazil N/A
2 Hewlett-Packard Executable 4bc3e065a81e3f12
9d2faf7085fb0814
f808410b
282eb9d8402966bf
cd335390f296256d
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b0
Yes 11,0,0,76 11,0,0,76 France N/A
3 Hewlett-Packard Executable 8e9ee07a1ade24af
d5dbfc5737ec3e5c
0278a685
280c015e14ee0fd0
d10099b64bb1c7ad
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10,0,0,76 10,0,0,76 Brazil N/A
4 Hewlett-Packard Executable 78e8aee8e4e4c5ee
e026c59d90aa9190
81e43f39
dc4feac25d99e867
e03807a0ed11e154
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5,3,0,75 5,3,0,75 Mali N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 5:36 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hewlett-Packard Executable 85cd35a402c43c00
cc1f53b365a16672
15b0c5f2
caf7c1ed7996b196
2274a8ea42027b10
No 5,3,0,75 5,3,0,75 Poland
2 Hewlett-Packard Executable f878e875e3a078d2
cc539f896ce26096
76e908d8
117cf0af6e071fc7
e362bcd74582d32f
No 2,5,1,98 2,5,1,98 United States
3 Hewlett-Packard Executable 715585bb1d70d5d5
e38fac26b5fb0694
bce9e75d
5d4130b3d3e89a13
9407508bae0203ad
No 6,0,0,71 6,0,0,71 Internal Submission
4 Hewlett-Packard Executable 79f17bf549727848
a89c407753f884ed
4c03ff63
a36d8ef3d05e838e
55f4900b6891ff22
Yes 10,0,0,76 10,0,0,76 United States
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