How to Remove “bindcontent.exe”

What is bindcontent.exe?

Originally developed by Intuit, Inc., bindcontent.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as BindContent Application and it belongs to Quicken which is for Windows. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • bindcontent.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:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

You can either choose to remove bindcontent.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.

3. 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: 23 June 2010 at 11:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Intuit Inc. Executable d6074a2082d779eb
de60e7e172a7b860
d4c16868
826c291c21ed7229
f01cabd679ba1939
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 18.1.7.8 18.1.7.8 United States N/A
2 Intuit Inc. Executable d6a660291a620e2f
cbdcecfff2ea6585
ca4081b5
1ab8110b4a2fa152
6ea93f2fb3f03555
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 15.1.4.5 15.1.4.5 United States N/A
3 Intuit Inc. Executable 94172e56166fd799
f51d8a75e245ad44
57c2687a
95dbb5f8ca1441bf
db89189aa18c58fd
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 15.1.4.5 15.1.4.5 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 July 2008 at 3:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Intuit Inc. Executable 16b185866aa4748f
1a226233b4827789
f8b419bf
fd5efb22c8e2b876
c9db6ea29b237877
Yes 19.1.2.22 19.1.2.22 United States
2 Intuit Inc. Executable 3f5fba1eea894803
7d80e7b75ff06bc8
f25bdd53
029470c9e3c65590
1a04be699b7b9fa0
Yes 19.1.8.8 19.1.8.8 United States
3 Intuit Inc. Executable ec527f47db61d9b0
e51226cc4464d675
f1f48d9e
f4776dad1f4fe424
e03d45a7ffddd188
Yes 19.1.3.19 19.1.3.19 United States
4 Intuit Inc. Executable 637bddd54c4eb21a
244a9fdfeecf5448
2c498c07
1fa4a1d6b5a1db68
337ee866ac8ee0c2
Yes 16.1.5.7 16.1.5.7 United States
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