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: 26 September 2010 at 6:55 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 39edcda03b91d90f
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caebee22
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Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 4.00 4.00 Hong Kong N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable fab91e9c049a6d70
345003990b3826c7
ab508bc6
e7d5a43cc8d33ede
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Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 4.00 4.00 Bulgaria N/A
3 N/A Executable cacb3dc092db7417
95026f5abfbb158e
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3fba81fe9e907c5f
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Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Slovakia N/A
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Unclassified
Malware
No 4.00 4.00 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 8:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 049e8be1d52a659f
8d776450dc872c68
941a97f2
70dfb43b23c83f9b
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No 4.00 4.00 10.100.129.168/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5538c5be535df3a7
f05475f62863dce9
255f0c0b
2eecb677e22303f7
19ab971cc7585f6f
No 5.00.2134.
1
5.00.2134.
1
Germany
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3f3e2e24ac909d41
699389b0becb8532
c91995e3
78d70e8a5465ddca
7b2b6547faf937a9
No 3.51 3.51 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0e4a65a0bcf241fe
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0b0ac990fa30aa47
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