How to Remove “SynTPLpr.exe”

What is SynTPLpr.exe?

SynTPLpr.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Synaptics. This process is known as TouchPad Driver Helper Application and it belongs to Synaptics Pointing Device Driver. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with SynTPLpr.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 SynTPLpr.exe file and open its location.

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

How to remove SynTPLpr.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove SynTPLpr.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove SynTPLpr.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 October 2011 at 11:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Synaptics, Inc. Executable 96cc4dd42ab2ae2b
c5e15988f482683e
36ee210e
7da8b9e6cb46dede
23b1c31fc52c3b6d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.6.3
08Aug03
7.6.3
08Aug03
Turkey N/A
2 N/A Executable e59180efacad1672
204ffbed6183b18c
48d1f506
b606ccfea848cd73
f618c62abfeb7641
TrojWare.Win
32.Banbra.rh
No N/A N/A Portugal N/A
3 Synaptics, Inc. Executable 0c2df3eb9da00a76
36bcf70f23072c34
4be907a0
9f0622af53c4ce1f
8d70d1679282572e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.12.13
07Jan05
7.12.13
07Jan05
Russian Federation N/A
4 Synaptics, Inc. Executable 415279d1c37fee89
41e4bf643bcf7e39
db7dc0a2
bc6e066bb033d629
a5bb99988901b172
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8.3.4
19May06
8.3.4
19May06
176.40.110.99/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 31 August 2008 at 5:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Synaptics, Inc. Executable d05bcba72e81c1dd
edcdfcec0342cc18
89033e99
a58e637e2e4493aa
2cfb5c25f993d9ab
No 7.5.17.9
15Dec03
7.5.17.9
15Dec03
United States
2 Synaptics, Inc. Executable 0b9c1977d0e415b3
348a3d613704c9e3
9d09dd76
bcc1e86cac68c7f4
1dfce9af27606758
No 7.8.6
30Oct03
7.8.6
30Oct03
United States
3 Synaptics, Inc. Executable 7eb7d95286031fa6
9db39f304e1c2ab3
66a03dd0
12e76b92a26aa032
13dcad20c7793966
No 7.12.4
14Oct04
7.12.4
14Oct04
Internal Submission
4 Synaptics, Inc. Executable 7e890ba5b1d11474
228d67c19ecbbbcd
b2aa9ff3
d21bd92df3caa997
e9b55eb935f20989
No 8.2.18
24Feb06
8.2.18
24Feb06
Internal Submission
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