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: 09 December 2008 at 6:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 611508406f43276e
8be166de278e6d90
8bb7592c
dda549c475a5dc21
2290cc3ffdb93d3f
ApplicUnsaf.
Win32.XpKeyF
ind.~
No N/A N/A Czech Republic N/A
2 N/A Executable bf926ac9886242f6
2c6ce103104e150e
a7fe3ff0
081da093b702ea83
1ee11ddc41cda8a1
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
3 Insaneware Solutions Executable 0788c3d7db143fb6
8e453bd3132b1a56
0652d432
b1e202229a448b59
acfd4b64145d9f8d
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.NS
PM.~gen
No 2.00 2.00 10.224.1.116/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable 611508406f43276e
8be166de278e6d90
8bb7592c
dda549c475a5dc21
2290cc3ffdb93d3f
ApplicUnsaf.
Win32.XpKeyF
ind.~
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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13

Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 September 2008 at 9:44 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Matt Chugg Executable 612a427e08a738f1
d0b6023767e8acf4
91669481
f810446d4932c95b
0529830e5bc88436
No 3.1.6.0 3.1.6.0 Internal Submission
2 Magical Jelly Bean Executable c8ec9b8059720a3c
f982b1934cb3050b
2021d18a
4dc1832cdd0a1541
11a353daba538d0b
No 2.0.8.2 2.0.8.2 Internal Submission
3 Matt Chugg Executable 612a427e08a738f1
d0b6023767e8acf4
91669481
f810446d4932c95b
0529830e5bc88436
No 3.1.6.0 3.1.6.0 10.224.1.117/32
4 N/A Executable 9ccb53f8e19e71b4
0394909c9a288b2c
b5d03075
7a579cb03682551e
23716915ded8453d
No 2.0.6.75 2.0.6.0 United States
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