How to Remove “KeyFinder.exe”

What is KeyFinder.exe?

Originally developed by  Abelssoft - Ascora GmbH, KeyFinder.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as  Windows Product Key Finder Pro that is associated with MyKeyFinder. It is an important component of Microsoft Narrator application and is located in C:\program files by default.

KeyFinder.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after KeyFinder.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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

You can either choose to remove KeyFinder.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: 18 March 2009 at 9:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable bf926ac9886242f6
2c6ce103104e150e
a7fe3ff0
081da093b702ea83
1ee11ddc41cda8a1
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
2 N/A Executable 9552ec09495c70f8
dfbe9b641b9d69a0
92d0ba90
7128f48fefb3e327
6aa6e6ff6be071e5
Application.
Win32.Solimb
a.a
Yes 2.2.49.0 N/A France N/A
3 Magical Jelly Bean Executable 49bbdd6f49d81c8e
785e9d0b8b507b6b
a26ffb57
67d6b28f960223d6
57ca088df794ac4f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.8.2 2.0.8.2 Poland N/A
4 N/A Executable 20ad8de2597942ea
6868c2ce956f29b5
b80aba94
6e63cc624e06bbcc
158066f0140832d0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Egypt N/A
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26

Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 March 2011 at 5:02 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 KeyFinder LTD. Executable 69824206f4a344d8
0187a47ef82afa90
0e4e5487
812577f186b992bc
6c178001bb2df001
Yes 2.0.9.8 2.0.9.8 Internal Submission
2 ONE UP LTD. Executable b1089ace103ec071
0e5c5bc187be44c8
763af0b5
e60dd5873c53f5a3
9c73d0eaeebcd916
Yes 2.0.10.11 2.0.10.11 United States
3 UpdateStar GmbH. Executable e47f135097c419d1
eeda798b8dcb5db4
74d8f592
880fe4ecbce499b3
eb7e53437acf6db7
No 6.0.2.66 6.0.2.66 United States
4 Enchanted Keyfinder Project Executable 2a616d713e1f975e
321a006e016dd313
aabaf7b0
39f4f6c4512f93e6
120641f6e9161578
No 0.1.0.377 0.1 10.224.1.65/32
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