How to Remove “PhotoArchive.exe”

What is PhotoArchive.exe?

PhotoArchive.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by unknown. This process is known as PhotoArchieve MFC Application and it belongs to PhotoArchieve Application. It is commonly stored in  C:\Documents and Settings. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of PhotoArchive.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by PhotoArchive.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the PhotoArchive.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Documents and Settings, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from PhotoArchive.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the PhotoArchive.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with PhotoArchive.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove PhotoArchive.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 December 2009 at 7:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Ubibdoimfezuxi Executable 03e46fa1789d894a
7c9180d5c0d6b9cf
1b4303bd
817792848f723015
80f1150c8c8d4143
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Zbot.
AAR
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Executable 122ca99dc98186ae
661f93d068c45a91
5a7c9bed
f60e581c00ea65bd
af7f931daaaa37f4
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanSpy
.Zbot.Gen
No 1.6.0.2 1.6.0.2 Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 737a277394f15c80
2cf1d64272ae9b43
668ce485
d813f763f7e59647
7d52887661a3c103
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2, 0, 0,
14
2, 0, 0,
14
Romania N/A
4 Ubibdoimfezuxi Executable 8e39d9d337cce4ce
5bb6d72059fc0793
5161eebb
2435766e303c336b
78c0d6f981f7137b
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Zbot.
AAN
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 November 2008 at 3:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable e26e9e9ae0e93c23
6fb610e375a92918
9bff81b6
583f99275270c7cd
095d90443a1ad5fb
No 2, 0, 0,
14
2, 0, 0,
14
United Kingdom
2 N/A Executable 01f9c2e798529279
7910637a88abe89d
4380aaab
1199b393187e2df1
6a62d0db60e4e6e0
No 2, 0, 0, 9 2, 0, 0, 9 Australia
3 N/A Executable 20630f71b1a72b67
d6802e19d7e7cbac
42c8afbf
c9c169f1343875fc
186e66581a6d53c9
No 2, 0, 0, 7 2, 0, 0, 7 United Kingdom
4 N/A Executable 0fb980ec8a6bb004
f7fcd4e9257cb6f0
9c59836e
51459f1acc02d0da
4f5950d3382d4556
No 2, 0, 0, 5 2, 0, 0, 5 United Kingdom
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