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 5ae1285067b68872
cddadb4d2a8ad53f
74c67a91
774936447f30d107
d6c70b9216086467
No 9.0.62 9.0.62 Internal Submission
2 Hamrick Software Executable a207ad56e8f88efa
84959fcc7159ae63
f287429e
906df2af902ec25b
01a12e4db9cfc092
No 9.0.67 9.0.67 10.224.1.115/32
3 Hamrick Software Executable df8f0b9475747f4b
d02d5e01a670f918
c37cf7b0
02d296c983ac779f
653a2a0810308cc8
No 9.0.64 9.0.64 Internal Submission
4 Hamrick Software Executable d9eb43efbffe5aa9
6583e9d093052d12
1681e32d
539f065dba517abd
dfbbafac7e812182
Yes 9.0.78 9.0.78 United States
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