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!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 September 2017 at 1:24 am
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Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 zDiego Executable 91e54a0c43e482f4
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ApplicUnwnt No 16.4.30.21 49.0.0.1 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2010 at 4:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hamrick Software Executable 3b522cfe1f19dac9
287d3f5f0ae16641
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ab016aeef9302a0f
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Yes 9.0.79 9.0.79 United States
2 Hamrick Software Executable 5ae1285067b68872
cddadb4d2a8ad53f
74c67a91
774936447f30d107
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No 9.0.62 9.0.62 Internal Submission
3 Hamrick Software Executable a207ad56e8f88efa
84959fcc7159ae63
f287429e
906df2af902ec25b
01a12e4db9cfc092
No 9.0.67 9.0.67 10.224.1.115/32
4 Hamrick Software Executable 556fbf02bda0d9cd
9aa514f406e46454
d0eedf8e
4de07896c9b8dbd2
7155542c28160a4d
Yes 9.0.71 9.0.71 United States
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