How to Remove “Shortcut0.C3A146F5_4B48_11D5_A819_00B0D0428C0C.exe”

What is Shortcut0.C3A146F5_4B48_11D5_A819_00B0D0428C0C.exe?

Shortcut0.C3A146F5_4B48_11D5_A819_00B0D0428C0C.exe is a legitimate file process developed by InstallShield Software Corporation. This process is known as Shortcut0.C3A146F5_4B48_11D5_A819_00B0D0428C0C.exe and it belongs to InstallShield. You can locate the file in C:\Windows.

The virus is created by malware authors and is named after Shortcut0.C3A146F5_4B48_11D5_A819_00B0D0428C0C.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Shortcut0.C3A146F5_4B48_11D5_A819_00B0D0428C0C.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Shortcut0.C3A146F5_4B48_11D5_A819_00B0D0428C0C.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the Shortcut0.C3A146F5_4B48_11D5_A819_00B0D0428C0C.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2009 at 11:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 InstallShield Software Corp. Executable 3fb6044c61ba0e83
6ea2ecce9cd41d8e
e9eabc72
b158bed6cc75513d
6b109b204c9ec298
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.50.125 10.50 Philippines N/A
2 InstallShield Software Corp. Executable 185f5537a3c8a262
1b9fc3081d26fe6c
3d478d0d
53ab30e2aa25a8b5
715400cd6322ad72
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 10.50.125 10.50 105.112.41.10/32 N/A
3 InstallShield Software Corp. Executable cc7b00dfd8c48672
27902dfe3db1b471
3642db02
48fd899f00446cf5
c76043648ba7d873
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 10.50.125 10.50 105.112.33.101/32 N/A
4 InstallShield Software Corp. Executable d8b246fc01b00f46
7b812436a70e6b75
8e4856b3
3ecffe9bc57aa5e4
c262b697362b685a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.0.159 10.0 Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 November 2008 at 11:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 InstallShield Software Corp. Executable fe51a22b43f40eb1
07cf5f29210e52a0
cef2e46c
ba83a6531273c884
1fb7082f2393e46f
No 11.00.2884
4
11.00 Australia
2 InstallShield Software Corp. Executable fe51a22b43f40eb1
07cf5f29210e52a0
cef2e46c
ba83a6531273c884
1fb7082f2393e46f
No 11.00.2884
4
11.00 Internal Submission
3 InstallShield Software Corp. Executable 2be01481c87a50be
3faab31e8f451a42
aaf14fd5
4d9f34a31481f04f
4e7ce80032c62d83
No 10.0.159 10.0 Internal Submission
4 InstallShield Software Corp. Executable 261e9c6a3d88ae9f
056e492282f41289
01c60006
60ccb6d5717d8929
3e2b4d8232ff2f60
No 10.50.125 10.50 Internal Submission
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