How to Remove “Play.exe”

What is Play.exe?

Play.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Easy CD Creater API. It belongs to Easy CD Creator API, developed by Roxio. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as Play.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Play.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 Play.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:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free 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 after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 November 2017 at 10:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Official AutoPatcher Of Server . Executable fcd0332008ce7114
cad0a609d04b40ef
dee260ad
5a29680d6a9a2c85
8cf850351cc4af90
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1.1.0.5 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable cb852c53cdd5d27f
55f1a34e89ab6ac0
efc3038a
eeef0b89b8b87ce7
90b24254e7f4e2cc
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No N/A N/A China N/A
3 N/A Executable 92a7a074a458f4b6
e4936bb50a3b0e2a
26bc970b
29c5ff4024e5f97e
ff5eff74370578fd
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Egypt N/A
4 Macromedia, Inc. Executable 55264e398fff2f5d
88475d5054c8f02c
d9796451
b8f5c402e62bf703
057f6b449ea4b462
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8,0,22,0 8,0,22,0 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 December 2011 at 10:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 6b455ba0167d3df2
c0f7b97dabe48fca
3e443416
f63c2a90d528dc8c
c6545b6bf98dfe8d
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable d67d8a5b4d53c5bd
1353df1dbc40ef36
f023254c
390d77096407abdb
34e5543b83ee44f7
No N/A N/A United States
3 酷播影视科技 Executable d051bd46014c413e
b2844dda42bf66f7
43702598
b6ec6e37b5b3a0c8
4e86d204410f758d
No 1.00 1.00 China
4 PPlayer Corporation Executable 20b83b3ec9711c25
06775d31fb71d347
45a27d54
8012308b5a5b8212
d34b28392aa5aee9
Yes 1.2.2 1.2.2 China
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