How to Remove “VUESCAN.EXE”

What is vuescan.exe?

vuescan.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as VueScan. It belongs to VueScan 9.1.14 software and was developed by Hamrick Software. It is commonly stored in C:\VueScan\ folder. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as vuescan.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with vuescan.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • vuescan.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 vuescan.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\VueScan, then it is likely that the system is affected with vuescan.exe malware.

How to remove vuescan.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing vuescan.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove vuescan.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

Windows OS PC Security Softwares: 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 September 2017 at 1:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 zDiego Executable 91e54a0c43e482f4
489614d7e3390e50
c2f0a55c
dabd950332829b71
3b476b0f79e76119
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDow
nloader.Tovk
ater.DE
No 16.4.30.21 49.0.0.1 United States N/A
2 Microsoft Executable 8257705c79341d91
e302c79eba14e6b7
f6e959a4
9c99878aab52898e
1d0869248660203e
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.OSKB
No 1.00 1.00 El Salvador N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 October 2010 at 3:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hamrick Software Executable def98b2c280bedf3
78aaec9c88d3d729
dd1b20eb
b5967e0fb4141b2a
a7ff2f978566886a
Yes 8.6.66 8.6.66 United States
2 Hamrick Software Executable 7f2afcbc525d5a1f
d475482c9de6c34e
5e4e24ed
d00fe399be80b5ab
8045ae6038f6e631
No 9.0.60 9.0.60 Internal Submission
3 Hamrick Software Executable b4dfcacd6271698d
30f82e93838810cb
98cc3cab
e5fac2b5d1162fd0
edf478c0929f8817
Yes 8.5.41 8.5.41 United States
4 Hamrick Software Executable b1aa02d61493f13e
d9ed06b141e20bd5
24b0e819
a9236e52be8b179f
6811049744312a0b
Yes 9.6.01 9.6.01 United States
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