How to Remove “VPPrePop.exe”

What is vpprepop.exe?

vpprepop.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Viewpoint Corporation. This process is known as Viewpoint CachePopulator and it belongs to the Viewpoint CachePopulator. It is commonly stored in %TEMP%\waol_single_4337.185.4.1\Comps\vwpt\. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of vpprepop.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by vpprepop.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the vpprepop.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside %TEMP%\waol_single_4337.185.4.1\Comps\vwpt\, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from vpprepop.exe malware?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove vpprepop.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 19 June 2009 at 12:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Viewpoint Corporation Executable 8955920fc97eff95
afd57d01fc791f2c
ede507ce
15e46b98729b39b5
2bd9cc773547a16d
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 3, 0, 14,
83
3, 0, 14,
83
United Kingdom N/A
2 Viewpoint Corporation Executable af6e5bd9903f48dc
d4312fbd54f9cf77
ed261713
9f0dfca9ee8912f4
e99d957d2b451e3d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 3, 0, 14,
83
3, 0, 14,
83
United States N/A
3 Viewpoint Corporation Executable 1d8be458671b2869
1462253c21bce2ba
ab976e82
eeb1efa02381c943
97c937073b9eac9f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 3, 0, 14,
83
3, 0, 14,
83
United States N/A
4 Viewpoint Corporation Executable c80cbdaabb859d2f
52bd16e0a8391b57
1921950d
1b3358ef0d8bb4c6
0386c87e8769ff47
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 3, 0, 14,
83
3, 0, 14,
83
United Kingdom N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 September 2008 at 8:42 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Viewpoint Corporation Executable b5b37c87cebd0561
2ec99e1e8544c793
9b5421e0
6bc9a79f9257ea15
0fc64b70059b08e2
No 3, 0, 14,
83
3, 0, 14,
83
France
2 Viewpoint Corporation Executable 014e5f95267ebff9
5e887bdd86b2fe5c
041e0d60
9ca3887f6358fc5e
d14ab1bfbb24dd3a
No 3, 0, 14,
83
3, 0, 14,
83
United States
3 Viewpoint Corporation Executable b5a6f889deb32ff5
05675c867065aa7c
2a83e28a
0da7dce71efb8c4a
660f7986a52c04e2
Yes 3, 0, 14,
83
3, 0, 14,
83
United Kingdom
4 Viewpoint Corporation Executable b5b37c87cebd0561
2ec99e1e8544c793
9b5421e0
6bc9a79f9257ea15
0fc64b70059b08e2
No 3, 0, 14,
83
3, 0, 14,
83
Internal Submission
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