How to Remove “check3d.exe”

What is check3d.exe?

check3d.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Pinnacle Systems, Inc. This process is known as Check3D.exe and it belongs to 3D Hardware Check. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of check3d.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by check3d.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 check3d.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.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from check3d.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 check3d.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.

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

Step 7: If the system is infected with check3d.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove check3d.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2010 at 7:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Pinnacle Systems Inc Executable 0829dc95f6ba507b
8f5a4601b532d5fd
08da755f
dd82afdd24ca4c65
62bfb30c4ba2de8d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 2.1.393.0 2.1.0.1 France N/A
2 Pinnacle Systems Inc Executable 83ec8450b30f3525
0a49906c5ac0a71d
b8d5d210
c36f8b0d7fe95119
a13a6767801c6789
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.1.409.0 2.1.0.1 Russian Federation N/A
3 Pinnacle Systems Inc Executable 1d432fb21f0ac63c
c471ca273ea5cb5a
9739fd79
edd49c1513206bb6
ebc06199b37d420b
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 2.0.0.2 2.0.0.2 Russian Federation N/A
4 Pinnacle Systems Inc Executable 6d70d5e89d595481
05e64d26695adb1d
d40b0adf
9bcd20ce7a222622
3ef61328c7832830
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 2.0.0.2 2.0.0.2 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 June 2008 at 6:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Pinnacle Systems Inc Executable f6e5cec01c4924c0
90bc78131e0b4afe
c6f18ace
2215a0dba4bb561b
7ca777b70d851579
No 2.1.393.0 2.1.0.1 Sweden
2 Pinnacle Systems Inc Executable 1be969a233238d0d
e873d9deb93d9bb2
892a1eb9
a34abbde4a95c498
bb2d00ebdb623737
Yes 2.1.409.0 2.1.0.1 United States
3 Pinnacle Systems Inc Executable fb621334b199fd9f
05ab6e3f61d77370
b41dcceb
0942c57aa6dac0b0
c75d16a4b52e04fc
No 2.1.229.0 2.1.0.1 Internal Submission
4 Pinnacle Systems Inc Executable f0b01009ef57de83
972586967e0bcde9
9ab55186
3f62661fc4d4198c
b96193d77d0bf2e2
Yes 2.1.424.0 2.1.0.1 Poland
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