How to Remove “VIDEOFILECONVERTER.EXE”

What is VideoFileConverter.exe?

Originally developed by  Smart Technologies Inc., VideoFileConverter.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Video File Converter and it belongs to SMART Board Software. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. VideoFileConverter.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after VideoFileConverter.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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

You can either choose to remove VideoFileConverter.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: 15 February 2018 at 8:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 SMART Technologies Inc. Executable d40017ed7ea59f37
efe02d1c5afa5e5e
e23c5edc
cd2385871dc7b2de
f734bb85d74a3694
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.7.45.0 9.7.45.0 Latvia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 5:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 SMART Technologies Inc. Executable b8ab6652b715d504
5a938aee705872bc
e11f4a0d
e4d2e4477761182e
d0e3d5f7f98a125d
Yes 10.0.517.2 10.0.517.2 Internal Submission
2 SMART Technologies Inc. Executable 1b075e4b2f7a7def
b9e7ea1a1eacae76
604386b5
ca571e204110b9fb
d186a20f55e3df8f
No 10.1.198.0 10.1.198.0 Czech Republic
3 SMART Technologies Inc. Executable acc749d03552712a
54674c62f29b2706
a69185bc
N/A No 9.7.40.0 9.7.40.0 United Kingdom
4 SMART Technologies Inc. Executable b037245bb257f8d7
5090e7498e7f48a5
7aefdace
f8f33da6ad172635
6a80864e251cd4df
Yes 9.7.45.0 9.7.45.0 Czech Republic
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