How to Remove “OFF.EXE”

What is off.exe?

off.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Turn Your LCD Screens Off. It belongs to Turn Off LCD and was developed by Redmond Pie. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers write different types of malicious programs and name them as off.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with off.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • off.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the off.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with off.exe malware.

How to remove off.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing off.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove off.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2008 at 8:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0369cbd2d78a5e27
ed5d7861d3baff55
8d86570d
affa171fed49aeb2
ce6aa4019a461935
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.De
lf.~AXA
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 FREE Executable 3456bd7fab76726d
52d1f0ce9f1326c8
5f38286a
16f96295ae184687
f8094c221fc559f6
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable f09a23182d415afc
697fa843524a592f
a206196c
8355637838eab2ec
92f3e09d424a40b6
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A China N/A
4 N/A Executable 238d8be6a0c2b1d9
c724089ce3ffc685
805b93fe
36e580b46fad23db
a9b21d06d92b148c
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 April 2009 at 4:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 79ffc6269107ffd1
4d6e6b3f8ca5a274
30e2c501
b3feb8d52ed996a6
36b249592609f5da
Yes N/A N/A United Kingdom
2 PBSFtwr Executable 9b3356773a1f4ee4
31db5b2362d66fc0
68d7754a
eb1cfc525a446784
f9a62841a431283d
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 79ffc6269107ffd1
4d6e6b3f8ca5a274
30e2c501
b3feb8d52ed996a6
36b249592609f5da
Yes N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 63ca35610190cf71
de9c114ffff8b41a
782f41d9
3e8d28527e51300f
a8822186a6f48ee8
Yes N/A N/A Sweden
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