How to Remove “KeyGen.exe”

What is keygen.exe?

keygen.exe is a key generator file for illegal softwares. It belongs to Spoon Studio Keygen, developed by Code Systems Corporation for the Windows operating system. It is commonly stored in c:\program files. Taking advantage of its popularity among users who are willing to use the free key generator, malware programmers write virus codes and save them with the file name mimicking keygen.exe to spread malware through the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

keygen.exe malware virus might cause your computer to slow down or make your internet connection erratic.

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

Step 2: If you notice keygen.exe located outside the designated c:\program, you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.

How to remove the keygen.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our 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.

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Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the virus protection software.

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the keygen.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 10:33 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 34fc0da5e4528108
5266f0cf59be5f38
0f7adace
da28eec07969adfd
3d5cb4691a4bf790
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 2a0e3cfe7617feb3
6dd662661f151396
c9d8162c
a4758bb915a1c421
5b46413d40bcd739
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.XP
ack.~gen1
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable d0c8cdf87ac2ae8f
ad95b90788ee1251
d41d23e1
de666657c47a71b6
55e48cce4292def8
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.K
SU
No N/A N/A Czech Republic N/A
4 Private Executable f33f92609a290399
b4bc9465b6b0e3f8
53741c42
41c67e602d0e490b
8f68cc3d23e57a0f
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No 1.00 1.00 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 2:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 4c1af74c8042e0ed
850bac00299f363b
faef094d
a97e797db2a857bb
5cef7eba6c7e90e0
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 2a5db189078e2155
234b5e544b9f8592
d0883f1c
e70db8a1a895ca33
4e7d4201f36af0bd
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable e78a2ecdaa59a053
e2f0cf212e3eef65
a8d268fb
007ee95e54735ed5
f86c06c7898fcf13
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable c6d693bc75e483f5
8d83eabbcee35337
b48d6923
ca88c5031a686869
a043ebf388142752
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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