How to Remove “arpwrapper.exe”

What is arpwrapper.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, arpwrapper.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as SQL Server ARPWrapper and it belongs to Microsoft SQL Server. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

arpwrapper.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after arpwrapper.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • arpwrapper.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:\Windows\System32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

You can either choose to remove arpwrapper.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.

  1. 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: 05 May 2009 at 6:57 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8852dab7d7a51f54
b186e175e29f4d71
ff4f93f6
ccb0805baf138fa4
f3fddaaec87556ca
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 2005.090.3
042.00
9.00.3042.
00
China N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1a0c67712cc18495
dc97cebd9b4cba41
0e002125
0ec107075255c044
9f88ca7f22f824af
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2005.090.1
399.00
9.00.1399.
06
Turkey N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 092fe0346ba692fb
8cdf5d6da9aeddab
9c9017ba
e56434bc23d22587
81a6481c9ae74271
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2005.090.4
035.00
9.00.4035.
00
India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2d4a2622399cc0a3
b6654bd19810adc3
5e118724
925f2e4f6f16e4b2
65e7ed6db440d03a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2005.090.1
399.00
9.00.1399.
06
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 May 2008 at 3:21 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4d9b2889eb6ea914
b00bc1127a7a8e35
c73198c5
bb5556912c766f9e
63c57dcefbb69e99
No 2005.090.3
042.00
9.00.3042.
00
Philippines
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 03127e8868d499f5
b4b3c5988cddd482
08257cc0
5b6ad4b5522989c1
572de62869edb0a5
Yes 2005.090.5
000.00
9.00.5000.
00
India
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7de1f3ea0f4bd9c6
5b6517aff8c8c5c7
fb66e318
12ed5983538ec93d
aacaf3cd1417f78f
Yes 2005.090.3
042.00
9.00.3042.
00
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7de1f3ea0f4bd9c6
5b6517aff8c8c5c7
fb66e318
12ed5983538ec93d
aacaf3cd1417f78f
Yes 2005.090.3
042.00
9.00.3042.
00
10.224.1.53/32
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