How to Remove “check.exe”

What is check.exe?

check.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Acer, Inc. This process is known as OBRCheck and it belongs to OBRCheck. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of check.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, 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 check.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 check.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.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

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 check.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 31 October 2014 at 2:05 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 95471deeaf03f15c
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daee9500
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable ee29c42350965c67
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40fdccf4
5d82c3031289aa88
5a58ab0126c19bb8
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 88c25c0d165ef78c
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752a3969
89ef0ed707a3e1ef
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Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
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4 N/A Executable dd04185ecb2f65b4
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Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 9:28 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable f48415e5b9e6a57c
1ec3cb0b579e849e
a0d6ab6e
93c2a1e47f4fc266
5fdff30681eabb6e
No N/A N/A United States
2 The MASM32 SDK Executable 6f971da8c03214d2
b0d2de2ee1a85873
fe659308
640bacee6c359001
89bdc1d1ac591803
No 1.0 1.0 United States
3 N/A Executable 825d98636f7c3a5b
acc2c5623ae5cde8
3ee36a84
b59f9f5a00338284
753ac7e83f4809a2
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 04b89e86c55ade03
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cdb90a1a
b37178c5faf7b7f6
1ac592715ae36ef5
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
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