How to Remove “LAUNCH.EXE”

What is launch.exe?

Originally developed by CyberScrub, launch.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as Launcher Application and that is associated with software CyberScrub Privacy Suite. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

launch.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after launch.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with launch.exe malware?

If your system is affected by launch.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:
launch.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory

  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove launch.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove launch.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 July 2018 at 6:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 4defee2768c0e679
8362664453b8ab81
822258bd
523b98eb3a5cfdda
20d8293d9a3da518
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.QJF
No N/A N/A 156.217.2.70/32 N/A
2 Oberon Media Inc. Executable 5e6675ffa8344d89
aaecfa1e7d26858b
61085bec
a224c4e50a9ffd3a
ba0889a43c7e4df7
Application.
Win32.Downlo
ader.GameLau
ncher.A
No 2.1.1.0 2.1.1.0 Turkey N/A
3 Oberon Media Inc. Executable 92d7fbd13434e89f
97f647753a9203f5
4d23ef6e
21ca4f706686cebc
6a9b1f1fee5498c9
Application.
Win32.Downlo
ader.GameLau
ncher.A
No 2.0.0.2 2.0.0.0 156.211.54.217/32 N/A
4 Macrovision Corporation Executable 9c045220b978eb74
4e008b9459d62cef
a6577406
a6f7c54107b72cca
a3b238255ad5f53e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 8.00, 100,
1040
8.00 Russian Federation N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
8

Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 July 2018 at 3:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Minkota Technologies Executable 4f788c5ce628d8cd
b3c55d5deca85a46
1f421bdd
6487cf89d7fbb39b
d3e505e39fc80a80
No 18.5.7 N/A United States
2 Comet Licensing Ltd. Executable d35562536f3a9b63
12468ae692b93506
72b70888
194b3a137b0b4ab9
3baf8335fdbc3fee
No 18.5.7 N/A United States
3 Advego, Ltd. Executable b9eee0ffd94a7f4a
589d651ed9fc4c76
f01bb756
a7d4bf359acb4aca
0e0e62f2991e8366
No N/A 3.0 Ukraine
4 N/A Executable 4638221125a4d68c
b5146b7f36ea8fa9
40a773c3
5b611c5278b7bd6c
51acb94bf7361978
No N/A N/A Russian Federation
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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