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.

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.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 October 2011 at 1:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Hewlett-Packard Executable c28ed046a9611b1e
e53d0662bdecb633
1a9069dc
ff328fb6a909a0d4
5e006776317abc58
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 013.0.445.
000
013.0.445.
000
Senegal N/A
2 Hewlett-Packard Executable 81fc3507c05e72fd
518944e782b7ff24
68d28a03
2bbf554d6ea19bb3
f1065ca559ae13fe
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10,0,0,76 10,0,0,76 Brazil N/A
3 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
4 Hewlett-Packard Executable b6a11b2163ceb789
0d36dbe337f22b5a
9f019c5d
80b2b711a39bf6a0
9daa4bced1fbda70
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 013.0.445.
000
013.0.445.
000
Senegal N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 December 2008 at 9:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hewlett-Packard Executable a18cc243139770ae
0317b2de9a5fbd38
eecfc08b
e1da6217be87d2b1
d80d19bb4b7e9745
Yes 014.0.301.
000
014.0.301.
000
10.224.1.59/32
2 Hewlett-Packard Executable 7b3ab222a8e0b8b2
70e921603ccc4d41
184631f5
55909de742d4576e
43a0df968cf4df97
Yes 12,0,0,85 12,0,0,85 Internal Submission
3 Hewlett-Packard Executable 0e4aa521c26d3a8e
37e82c1ebbf8e046
589469ad
8cc0ece068da9d59
c9fcb26d16a945e2
No 4,0,0,81 4,0,0,81 10.224.1.57/32
4 Hewlett-Packard Executable f878e875e3a078d2
cc539f896ce26096
76e908d8
117cf0af6e071fc7
e362bcd74582d32f
No 2,5,1,98 2,5,1,98 10.224.1.57/32
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