How to Remove “banner.exe”

What is banner.exe?

banner.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Infogrames.  This process is known as StartMe and it belongs to Atari Anniversary Edition software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of banner.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by banner.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 start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • 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 banner.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, 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 banner.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the banner.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

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

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Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with banner.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 November 2011 at 1:42 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 4cb6643459ad5019
3cd4671098d8a79c
7f9e4860
c543d2cc2d1721d6
53a8a01207991608
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable c96b02b7aa0f67e2
5cb4919858ebb8f0
2ac9ebf4
c4b7fc469d7830d1
aadd9ee139215ece
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 1bac22366e946893
26be6bca363ca5d3
2eb64754
27206cb03ef12509
daf94b000dc86dec
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 96fcf7d9a33f3788
32cf162f4ae3f51f
c9ab48a0
397f9bbda8fca4c9
6ebd9e7f84174665
TrojWare.Win
32.Crypt.B
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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32

Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 July 2010 at 4:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 www.vipmods.com Executable 0cc4358c33a1c7ed
39132b5f2251ac6f
62625630
c7c62fb544743e56
a8efee8a156cc842
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 98e1c0257f66c9ca
c9bffab1687ab7dc
745719d4
d6849dc7bf351d2f
7f5d816c84a344fc
No N/A N/A Russian Federation
3 N/A Executable c7e44e096578f6db
813fa353ce986eb0
468dfc9f
7f7724a2ebd84af7
2da0bae979d27740
No N/A N/A Poland
4 Irfan Skiljan Executable 27af944ecf0e355b
9dc44d6f803f42b5
56f01221
6d6993da261cda4d
ef0ed5c25c3ab128
No 4.10 4.10 United States
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