How to Remove “TeaTimer.exe”

What is TeaTimer.exe?

TeaTimer.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as System Settings Protector. It belongs to Spybot - Search & Destroy software and developed by MapSource group. It is located in C:\Program Files\Spybot Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after TeaTimer.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with TeaTimer.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • TeaTimer.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible TeaTimer.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the TeaTimer.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 October 2008 at 8:06 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a1dee81ebcb092f4
e5bb00ebeaead429
4c951d8e
f0511235c3818805
7ad0b3c7901fa24f
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Po
wp.~FAT
No N/A N/A Czech Republic N/A
2 Safer-Networking Ltd. Executable 37336e88e85f81bc
177170f1f30d2f30
5ffa0fe0
6e9c6e42c29808ed
fd30bb7bbc4e98cb
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1, 6, 6,
32
1, 6, 2, 0 United States N/A
3 N/A Non-executable 7b7dfc3b39c14d9d
72aa7ed590e2f758
e1340642
8b79791fbd3fd798
8820bbb660f266c3
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Australia N/A
4 Safer Networking Limited Executable a1bfcf0bd28981fa
280250b9bc90dd4f
068ef3c8
c56a3223003435b1
adf09aa20d46b21f
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 1, 6, 4,
26
1, 6, 0,
30
Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 June 2008 at 12:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Made by Petro Podrezo (www.podrezo.com) Executable 57643a2185cf54d0
8aae8d030c0fcaa2
5ced9669
ad4f506b37868ca7
a50d58defd7ae9a5
No 1.1.3.3021
6
1.1.3.3021
6
Internal Submission
2 Safer Networking Limited Executable 5aeebfdc70c4593e
c806b1bf8179d1af
91a4a4c3
995d80dd5e69e150
c3e22ffa3b206fd5
Yes 1, 6, 4,
26
1, 6, 0,
30
Finland
3 Safer-Networking Ltd. Executable 914c5e4f5ddca1bf
1cfa1bd7e8bc777b
ec0d671b
e8f88e853d7f7c9e
05e6ce11cc730762
No 1, 6, 6,
32
1, 6, 2, 0 Russian Federation
4 Safer-Networking Ltd. Executable d6ea9f080a37a9d9
6b50c2b3911a7028
3cc7473e
c4b51b2b21067394
f971272a93aa2c46
No 1, 6, 6,
32
1, 6, 2, 0 Portugal
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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