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.

24

Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 April 2011 at 7:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable bcb8318fe41c00d5
ec222f1cf8251e2e
4309a66c
e9ebdc51eef11179
ece12d96e235dac0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A France N/A
2 N/A Executable 7f0ae389d2a6de4e
fa059df0b0a47a13
e5b72db2
6da9bcd952e19ac9
3035e44d40163b81
Virus.Win32.
Sality.T
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 2c05b7b68ca2737e
b03ced7c283ade52
0a2c375f
15987fdedffce645
1c14f931a1862168
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No N/A N/A Poland N/A
4 N/A Executable 4872f05dc152e0d9
212243651f902060
8654447a
4d8af6ec502d35bd
a5e118a8a7ae7ad3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
44

Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 December 2008 at 12:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 19ad40872b0ecef6
0a2458552d9bbb36
f6b82e53
1a22b4ce4ec3f285
5fd1d2ff64bd38ba
No N/A N/A Hungary
2 N/A Executable df76ffa90c630a9c
19201fa3aa476268
6e4c4cd8
acdc1266153b6747
ea5975ff8581ff7f
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 12ad991f96861462
81d26a4956cd90ba
afe400ef
6644102221a9431e
3c6b30bd40cfa6a5
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable c7334e70d37f7b13
a9a0349fe3a6c249
3b0a6636
94fa2c0c6ec088be
5814bf8010d7ea14
No N/A N/A El Salvador
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced
Endpoint
Protection

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Free Antivirus protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security