How to Remove “Robocopy.exe”

Robocopy.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as robocopy . It is associated with Microsoft Robocopy application, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\  by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as Robocopy.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection is unstable
  • Robocopy.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • You get a lot of unsolicited ads and popups
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible Robocopy.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 an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo Antivirus.

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

Step 3: After network detection is over, click on the “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

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 Robocopy.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 April 2012 at 2:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Executable ac428d417942b321
a85ab723db4a6a68
7a90b117
a17ff7591af50060
a66f08ca82e49b11
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5, 1, 10,
1027
XP027 Nigeria N/A
2 N/A Executable 3ca8d470682c3590
6b721b9876b14af1
ff22f207
b2334342148849dc
4b99304a8fccecac
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
3 Microsoft Executable ca25261af8965b34
c87e6eaa5b08ba56
45e6db10
5ea6bb07425fd70a
375241c91cff16b2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5, 1, 10,
1027
XP027 Indonesia N/A
4 Microsoft Executable b6c6aa2856f1d6c3
ef84693ad36485cf
db9839ce
7d5f20090a49b721
c402f24cfa7f246e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5, 1, 10,
1027
XP027 Qatar N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 December 2008 at 7:38 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Executable 7d8dfdb209621b5e
2700842fd301c74c
3a3896ad
592be1ad0ed83c36
d5e68ca7a014a510
No 5, 1, 1,
1010
XP010 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ae8a219cc0789033
5b343c09a7e13e20
e2f3e833
a654fdae2f684e25
e801a7a664d179c1
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
United States
3 Microsoft Executable 47bd800a19bbca5c
785993e347c439a9
49afe39b
62f071bc0903d0ee
0484c2f612eadf9b
No 4, 0, 1,
96
1.96 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable cff934ab6db47627
67dbe65b00277fda
cf349fdb
00d6d8bd0ed91014
41d84e5234b36ef9
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
Internal Submission
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