How to Remove “PictureViewer.exe”

What is pictureviewer.exe?

pictureviewer.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Apple, Inc. This process is known as PictureViewer and it belongs to QuickTime. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after pictureviewer.exe file.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with pictureviewer.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with pictureviewer.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • pictureviewer.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible pictureviewer.exe malware attack:

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

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove pictureviewer.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 October 2011 at 2:00 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Apple Inc. Executable 66e5f3a1a9df7500
79e8eba8d123f63d
61a487dd
b3fe46435c7d0b87
fb55dee2daef4268
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 7.7
(1680.34)
QuickTime
7.7
(1680.34)
United States N/A
2 Apple Inc. Executable f297ed165a9fbfcd
ed00607471c4f765
be46f614
62edd11796054f65
569e511ac342fe30
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.7
(1680.34)
QuickTime
7.7
(1680.34)
United Kingdom N/A
3 Apple Inc. Executable 7f923d6f1acda7c7
9000d3c1397557e0
0db9d3e3
1da75598b8168277
79a9f29095e0b270
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 7.5.5
(990.7)
QuickTime
7.5.5
(990.7)
Ukraine N/A
4 Apple Inc. Executable 0a35086fb621b91a
1f6f5a4ebcd20498
252404a7
79b3961f3dc79715
7e9bd8a0cdf75e63
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b1
No 7.6.9
(1680.9)
QuickTime
7.6.9
(1680.9)
Palestinian Territory, Occupied N/A
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52

Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 July 2008 at 9:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Apple Inc. Executable 15b83d847c59e83c
b9bbe4ab735e901a
e5f3ad72
6fc79198c4d81c1e
0a814f81a25356cd
No 7.7.9
(1680.95.8
4)
QuickTime
7.7.9
(1680.95.8
4)
United States
2 Apple Computer, Inc. Executable 97b82249d3bb400f
35b62a4ff746b78b
1678c687
accb41cc3a0ef1fd
5dbcd73c3d868b9b
No 4.1.1 QuickTime
4.1.1
Egypt
3 Apple Inc. Executable 9738edb4073199a9
f215d6d4e6ddfb86
dc7237c9
346fa50e19439983
ea049b36385d88af
No 7.7.1
(1680.42)
QuickTime
7.7.1
(1680.42)
Czech Republic
4 Apple Inc. Executable 52495cd42da8595b
3cb8310ab2efc34a
d942cc24
115caa21c6a8f4da
b011f034887854f5
No 7.7.2
(1680.56)
QuickTime
7.7.2
(1680.56)
United Kingdom
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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