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: 05 April 2018 at 2:06 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Oberon Media Inc. Executable 4e65a4b5f85b914f
6220cf56a7418a41
2a8e3942
63089e4ac115a1b5
12a87adcf3498c83
Application.
Win32.Downlo
ader.GameLau
ncher.A
No 2.1.1.0 2.1.1.0 Hungary N/A
2 N/A Executable 9d18304086761a85
2e7a362ede6d1446
c0da8c53
ba9415456e81b689
00a2ba105667166b
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A Argentina N/A
3 Oberon Media Inc. Executable f80431c030d0bdca
f7d13e112487e0e8
1bd86ff4
3f89bcbbc9ed2d93
d3a223065c18ffca
Application.
Win32.Downlo
ader.GameLau
ncher.A
No 2.0.0.2 2.0.0.0 United States N/A
4 Oberon Media Inc. Executable 1e17fcdc347090cf
ab5616e98e941b1b
6a00a970
50e5916681e855b1
1d9b0bd8f023adbf
Application.
Win32.Downlo
ader.GameLau
ncher.A
No 2.0.0.2 2.0.0.0 156.195.175.62/32 N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
13

Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 June 2009 at 1:12 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 SCM Microsystems Inc. Executable 50250cbf39b412ba
886ee7b36ec85227
28e0d7c2
6636d05d259e7a8d
da289f2dca3a4790
No 1.00.00 1.00.00 United States
2 Nighthawk Data Solutions Executable f5f1ce24b212b3c7
b9778825adf323ca
830bc23a
af3f20659988d56b
20ff0770770a6c87
No 18.3.13 N/A United States
3 Nighthawk Data Solutions Executable ff2539e2ecc687bc
87bc1bc240b050f6
f5169634
07ca98666cc35b3c
41923759aea92cfd
No 18.3.12 N/A United States
4 深圳市腾讯计算机系统有限公司 Executable b67e79d2b2363da2
39a866405af240b4
0493de92
755f1d2ef180e16f
86d216b26d3b390b
Yes N/A 1.1.6.8 10.108.51.216/32
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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