How to Remove “MMACEPrev.exe”

What is mmaceprev.exe?


Originally developed by ATI Technologies Inc., mmaceprev.exe is a legitimate file process also called as Windowed Preview Application, associated with MMACEPre Application. It is an important component of MMACEPre Application and is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

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

You can either choose to remove mmaceprev.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: 30 September 2008 at 6:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0d03f1f978ccad2f
b9c126ce6eabf4de
bf8d3767
ae4621eac6c0973b
7faf2a09516efd7e
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
2 N/A Executable bcb8318fe41c00d5
ec222f1cf8251e2e
4309a66c
e9ebdc51eef11179
ece12d96e235dac0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A France N/A
3 N/A Executable 7f0ae389d2a6de4e
fa059df0b0a47a13
e5b72db2
6da9bcd952e19ac9
3035e44d40163b81
Virus.Win32.
Sality.T
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable 99cc9b280d6b7eae
3e7a3ae1f27ee1b9
f4d675b3
98d543a50c37b5f8
137087942283440b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2008 at 7:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 2c47690722cbde71
cc5a85fd77024e79
da25c780
d23086894a9136a1
d0ce01e5cb46474d
No N/A N/A Australia
2 N/A Executable 7c1ebdf387dda79a
e5e965419f55236b
1f6abf09
9d806f55c0a8b753
ac52da4a83eee8eb
No N/A N/A Sweden
3 N/A Executable d88ff14bb489b010
854a35309b6304ec
acaa2825
7882fdda7cfea7bd
1ab8524b9a615497
No N/A N/A Netherlands
4 N/A Executable 3f38e718567fb898
5cad4ec2cf561960
6a90ca67
2a7017f5347dba11
047c034b1641ebd2
No N/A N/A Ukraine
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