How to Remove “Foxit Reader.exe”

What is Foxit Reader.exe?


Foxit Reader.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Foxit Reader, Best Reader for Everyday Use. It is associated with Foxit Reader software developed by Foxit Software Company. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as Foxit Reader.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


How to determine if your computer is infected with Foxit Reader.exe malware?


Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Foxit Reader.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Foxit Reader.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly


Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible Foxit Reader.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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.

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Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 October 2011 at 7:49 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 8c512dd2db287b42
cc11aef6c358c32b
f0336e6e
f674f9d2da2291c1
e0fd663247952c09
Virus.Win32.
Small.l1
Yes 2, 3,
2008, 2923
2, 3,
2008, 2923
Vietnam N/A
2 N/A Executable 49c0dec62b6c5f5f
4e782371e41e6952
1978f59f
cef4c64f8f044aba
1ddc60cae1895370
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 3,
2008, 3309
2, 3,
2008, 3309
Turkey N/A
3 N/A Executable 851c59e1e1c93f1a
4c697d325ece8bf8
f0c69c08
fbde24d45e3408b1
fd2b90106364815e
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1, 3, 0,
930
1, 3, 0,
930
United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 220309c6e2015be1
772ff34999382576
3602d87e
9b6a919c14f0df02
30bee4fb12c7302e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 2,
2007, 2129
2, 2,
2007, 2129
Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 July 2008 at 10:28 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable d3829ae6e1b64887
5d8dc0059a427065
05015937
a2d29f74b7a2dc48
3a3330a035abd420
Yes N/A N/A United States
2 Foxit Corporation Executable 99844e0ee489e227
bcc73a37546699bf
7aa9ead8
c4584ae915d91c95
909f02e1dc7dbef7
No 4, 0, 0,
0619
4, 0, 0,
0619
Internal Submission
3 福昕软件公司 Executable 190d40b35b4941ec
8b84a9e302a20282
5245bb25
1cda601b890e35f5
5e0b45d98253f7b5
Yes 3, 1, 2,
1013
3, 1, 2,
1013
Internal Submission
4 Foxit Corporation Executable 4fcf7c320ed4c2bb
7a57fb578b31978f
cf4779e4
3567656715d486a3
6a6e2fa09eb55048
Yes 4, 1, 1,
0805
4, 1, 1,
0805
Internal Submission
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