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.

28

Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 October 2011 at 6:00 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 4872f05dc152e0d9
212243651f902060
8654447a
4d8af6ec502d35bd
a5e118a8a7ae7ad3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
4 N/A Executable 15f967b5559c09aa
5210e250e1eb619e
b83468ca
84ff752f1264014a
93425de1988eb7f6
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.win
No N/A N/A Czech Republic N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
48

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 8316980a0300d8a0
465c5fbeb21f99da
92a90020
ab728adf25d12ef4
a82d97095c617570
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 075cd9a7cd7fd13d
2556fa3432ff7e86
42eae9a3
92bd85d9faa5dd1b
ebc1bba8e91ad528
No N/A N/A Australia
3 N/A Executable d4ff9b9d7392befa
4e6cea8ec4f33589
518b4264
5b3e49b2199f60e1
fbd8a98b4a930e06
No N/A N/A Zambia
4 N/A Executable 5990606a6503d49e
203a601fe7865656
e043584a
b932b3fa3dc4c38d
925bc78cf081a3a3
No N/A N/A 5.165.24.47/32
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