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 5cecce71f7ffb8d4
9a6b8cb8697418f7
0848cd33
20b3c4a6edd5a60f
2962459200c0b4fb
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
Yes 2,7,0,37 2,7,0,37 Brazil N/A
2 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
3 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
4 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
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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 Greenstreet Software Limited Executable 6e0af0175bd24b72
439c3d8cb5afe253
360c8801
c6f92f54b9176bbb
8b068e8ddd8a81ec
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 United States
2 N/A Executable 4ed2b6ecedfec055
b5a2d629ccece1ec
1d0626ec
234603b7edfe925f
3d4d640e537b2fc3
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Comodo CA Ltd. Executable 2b7a5d794a3941e2
c1279688037d9484
285eb292
4bb55af0722b90c5
60ec9a081f974c5e
No 2, 4, 0, 0 2, 4, 0, 0 United States
4 Comodo CA Ltd. Executable 46bdf5428f643e69
9bc21173fec08333
1dbcacb9
bcc129ac52e46757
37cfda4fff331a88
Yes 2,7,0,33 2,7,0,33 Internal Submission
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