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 August 2013 at 3:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 35eb8d29cf8a014d
a9283d3eb2c324d1
03d20b2a
8648f2122d243e94
6be55e1c15f3c70b
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 China N/A
2 Sonic Solutions Executable 67429f21a54cf475
40ab772126832d98
6e9b2fed
169ac5291227a41a
c26ada434fdf69c2
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
Yes 3.70.08a N/A 105.4.7.44/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 24c3a57cf6f2553d
006a5e03155b056b
71e96e0f
1a333b5e9cf28be2
febedfd805e2cf5c
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 China N/A
4 InstallShield Software Corporation Executable ce6485059b44e882
9287ca479cf0ba71
18210b56
3140852c21565a78
e554f9e0a98791b4
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.50, 100,
2014
7.50 Latvia N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
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10

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 InstallShield Software Corporation Executable bc958dc71265e2c0
fe52ccbcdb29c2e1
d4de0fe3
4f94363f22be46d7
a57fca6083398ded
Yes 7.01, 100,
1027
7.01 10.0.17.142/32
3 N/A Executable 98ec0f65bd4bd866
68c5bbaf31188ab0
db65bd01
c681e3ca71accc02
3b84f8e2e57a4441
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 209306eac0b770ae
b6e974a73fc0fd9d
78d137d2
4c960e45f1b8dfe7
1a8a414f6c863e50
No N/A N/A United States
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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