How to Remove “VIDCAP32.EXE”

What is VidCap32.exe?

VidCap32.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Vidcap AVI Capture Application and it belongs to the Windows Operating System. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of VidCap32.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by VidCap32.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 VidCap32.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 April 2011 at 5:37 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable fab91e9c049a6d70
345003990b3826c7
ab508bc6
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Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 4.00 4.00 Bulgaria N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable bee94379340e215a
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f23207c2
c2c8edf428e4eacb
847789da36336bc3
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
No 4.00 4.00 Vietnam N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d9330b8701cca786
1dfde18acb9d8844
ed5d5665
63147c5314c4376c
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TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.Q
No 4.00 4.00 Vietnam N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2071276316299b1e
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95293c36
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.00 4.00 Vietnam N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 September 2008 at 3:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 049e8be1d52a659f
8d776450dc872c68
941a97f2
70dfb43b23c83f9b
ff14a3a9d9992665
No 4.00 4.00 10.224.1.117/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 049e8be1d52a659f
8d776450dc872c68
941a97f2
70dfb43b23c83f9b
ff14a3a9d9992665
No 4.00 4.00 Russian Federation
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b76208d1e3b578c7
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edb2d0ec
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No 4.00 4.00 10.224.1.116/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b76208d1e3b578c7
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edb2d0ec
0af5c534202f7f44
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No 4.00 4.00 Internal Submission
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