How to Remove “barcode.exe”

What is barcode.exe?

barcode.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Corel Corporation. This process is known as Corel BAR CODE Wizard and it belongs to Corel Graphics Application. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of barcode.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by barcode.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 barcode.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 October 2011 at 6:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Corel Corporation Executable a846684a5d504d0b
0c2911fc08aa721e
6f751288
715637c820c6da85
6610d7e90ccd07da
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 13.0.0.576 13.0.0.576 197.255.166.92/32 N/A
2 Corel Corporation Executable f33ee78fcfb1fcf4
48e58a569720509b
1caa7225
a22a5855cc423535
3a5f31301ce7516c
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Polip.A
No 12.0.0.458 12.0.0.458 Serbia N/A
3 Corel Corporation Executable a7860c512c154faf
9b4f3dac99317a13
dd0cd73e
e74469cce4d70714
d747b41567289092
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 9.337 9.337 Indonesia N/A
4 Corel Corporation Executable b82e68b185281934
e2278047c259a36d
837f3bbc
231a577e8571c984
68f96088ee8371bf
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 10.410 10.410 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 November 2011 at 1:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 almksb.com Executable 73ceb206813db320
7d8259a955959e36
1b41aa0f
54a464e312af07ef
2be0fc9bd758d92e
No 3.00.0001 3.00.0001 10.224.1.116/32
2 N/A Executable 9cb75d464241a41c
86a7f78bfb9563b7
b755c3b7
04fdcadad978ba6b
9bf213c0443b845e
No N/A N/A China
3 N/A Executable 47af3b32aeb78acc
8e411ff13b015688
d7d3a88d
b8d43ebfa40d2366
2f7b62c1838bace0
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 Probs Executable aba56c547ca3868c
c689eb8455b05673
6adf502e
ba9d3bbbf77e6278
cb8845f99f3ce553
No 13.10.11.6
6
1.0.0.0 Lebanon
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