How to Remove “Slide Thumbnail.exe”

What is Slide Thumbnail.exe?

Originally developed by Adobe Systems, Slide Thumbnail.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as ImageReady Droplet and it belongs to Adobe ImageReady. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Slide Thumbnail.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after Slide Thumbnail.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Slide Thumbnail.exe malware?

If your system is affected by Slide Thumbnail.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • Slide Thumbnail.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

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

How to remove Slide Thumbnail.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove Slide Thumbnail.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 September 2008 at 6:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable fe7dd8fd02a99149
2ff3afd610ebb67c
9a3ceb91
8b795f24c395aec3
6f83e732ec546c6e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0 8.0 Georgia N/A
2 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 062aa535119edac5
b926ae0ed3f87526
e5b94e52
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0 8.0 Indonesia N/A
3 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable fecdeb26ec83321b
bb68edfbaab5102f
85874b7e
c149da69b48f212b
cfe02f0c0de48942
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.0 8.0 10.224.1.51/32 N/A
4 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 97f140eb1eece15f
c16929efa1a35cce
d0273cc9
3051e24731ecd365
73ae5d8b471fb74a
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 8.0 8.0 Indonesia N/A
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  • 32 items per page
4

Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 April 2009 at 8:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable ff6647ba316fe9e3
5897343215a15a48
446a5831
a396669ecaeb8f88
3c3b5ef04e457e36
No 8.0 8.0 Slovakia
2 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable ff6647ba316fe9e3
5897343215a15a48
446a5831
a396669ecaeb8f88
3c3b5ef04e457e36
No 8.0 8.0 Internal Submission
3 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable ff6647ba316fe9e3
5897343215a15a48
446a5831
a396669ecaeb8f88
3c3b5ef04e457e36
No 8.0 8.0 Indonesia
4 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable ff6647ba316fe9e3
5897343215a15a48
446a5831
a396669ecaeb8f88
3c3b5ef04e457e36
No 8.0 8.0 Russian Federation
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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