How to Remove “VENGINE.EXE”

What is Vengine.exe?

Originally developed by Comodo CA Limited, VEngine.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Verification Engine and it belongs to Verification Engine It is an important component of Microsoft Narrator application and is located in C:\Program Files by default.
VEngine.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after VEngine.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by VEngine.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • VEngine.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 VEngine.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove VEngine.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: 16 August 2008 at 4:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Comodo CA Ltd. Executable bb1aef5af3ddb94a
3135a20a9cbf8644
f42abf04
f39930657de5896f
4937ba92bfe62fe9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 2,7,0,3 2,7,0,3 Italy N/A
2 Comodo CA Ltd. Executable a0d54bc0580ebb40
882f3ab0a4459c9c
44c52459
N/A TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.G
No 2,7,0,2 2,7,0,2 Italy N/A
3 Comodo CA Ltd. Executable 1a36d3d831a5adc3
49616652982c1f99
e438b996
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 2,7,0,2 2,7,0,2 France N/A
4 Comodo CA Ltd. Executable 90dceb5c53a1004f
545259c05e4a4dd8
8a4d9836
5d9b78db45061bfd
e9cc4e60b513d9c3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2,7,0,37 2,7,0,37 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 1:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Comodo CA Ltd. Executable b6c6ddbc4472b609
7fa06363b179ae8e
2d6f96c3
c62ecbc7441e3d0c
f3b18335fdfe5f40
Yes 2,7,0,7 2,7,0,7 United Kingdom
2 Comodo CA Ltd. Executable b6c6ddbc4472b609
7fa06363b179ae8e
2d6f96c3
c62ecbc7441e3d0c
f3b18335fdfe5f40
Yes 2,7,0,7 2,7,0,7 United States
3 Comodo CA Ltd. Executable 2181f56093798551
165fe4d0598d81a6
375d7b66
edc2e028223aaa96
b0a1fb7f39ed036d
No 2,7,0,3 2,7,0,3 Ireland
4 Comodo CA Ltd. Executable b6c6ddbc4472b609
7fa06363b179ae8e
2d6f96c3
c62ecbc7441e3d0c
f3b18335fdfe5f40
Yes 2,7,0,7 2,7,0,7 Internal Submission
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