How to Remove “Rc.exe”

Rc.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Google Inc. This process is known as DTV Player Remote Monitor which belongs to software DVB-USB Terrestrial or DTV Player. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. The cyber criminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of rc.exe to damage the software and hardware of the user's PC.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

There are a different variants of malicious programs created by hackers to infect the user's system. There are different types of malicious software which are meant to attack both the system and the user. Below are the following changes which ensures that the system is infected by rc.exe Viruses can easily affect and corrupt .exe files causing following system malfunctions.

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damage and missing link files.
  • Confliction in the process.
  • Missing or corruption of driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry
  • Malfunction of hardware.

If you identify the following changes in the system it means that the system is affected by rc.exe. To confirm on the same go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the rc.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder 'C:\Program Files then the system is not affected by rc.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by rc.exe malware.

How does Comodo Antivirus helps you to protect your system from rc.exe malware?

Getting infected with a virus or any other malware has become a huge concern in the digital world. Comodo Antivirus takes the hold in protecting the system from malware infections and also remove any virus infections from the infected PCs. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the rc.exe virus file from any infected system using Comodo Antivirus.

Step 1: In the first place download and install Comodo Antivirus on your machine

Step 2: Check the option “Do not detect new networks again”, when the firewall of Comodo Internet Security activates the process of network detection.

Step 3: After the process of network detection is finished, click “Close” button.

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 rc.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen, upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 November 2011 at 6:18 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ccad209e7efe4e7e
fce435a734831dea
0aeeb35c
be59d903d123f4d8
66f2f31cb9d8580e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.00.1641.
1
5.00.1641.
1
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b1b4b04921ffbbd4
61f759583e0a69d2
cada1786
e12166b94395fc40
7684dbbf0e84bdc8
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.00.1641.
1
5.00.1641.
1
Bahrain N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 27b6c88c7cf90202
7d6cab15b073edc3
8d6fa774
5225b97f36413a27
65c680d980900fcf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.00.1641.
1
5.00.1641.
1
Bahrain N/A
4 N/A Executable 4d0e8e92988a0acf
c2a5cfa86ac22851
cada8131
3971f26d5e323a4c
4201e86d9199620c
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 July 2008 at 3:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 48b4e3ec30598ad3
9863630df4901583
d9cc67f9
79d9ea20a5b1c8ac
038480dbec7abcc3
No 5.00.1472.
1
5.00.1472.
1
Japan
2 Acelogix Executable f996ef0ac8eb00e1
0b7823f38bf0765c
3b526f50
92ab37b07ff8ee69
22e6f91a53356e04
No 1, 6, 0, 0 1, 6, 0, 0 10.224.25.44/32
3 N/A Executable bd9119a481289020
1cc34fb3c100256c
fed9d99d
0ac5b73878986ddb
e59edeb867c2576f
No N/A N/A Chile
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c4e1d9a3823afc32
b61c1a0fc4b6fc43
4163ba2b
348493a159d4f206
3a62097c41d99b53
No 5.00.1641.
1
5.00.1641.
1
United States
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