How to Remove “checkv4.exe”

What is checkv4.exe?

checkv4.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as checkv4.exe and it belongs to Windows Operating System. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after checkv4.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with checkv4.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with checkv4.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the checkv4.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove checkv4.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove checkv4.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove checkv4.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 October 2010 at 3:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable dc174f8f60775e9a
b2a3aa39a3d241c5
e4532a19
df7d0194e9c4657e
a669a292ebfa4bef
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d8b9e61db153abe8
ef20c4ee410a7d4e
471f7041
3d4f940337302e4b
5a4988840480bbd1
Virus.Win32.
Nimnul.C
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 10.224.1.51/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 793c3b02177c1c42
f350a75cbbca5227
9a73485f
11a4671d1f2195ac
4991667a9c539606
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 Philippines N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable dfa98e6659364f18
cccb4a569937c3ff
519d19fb
453d12efdff4ff0f
6de043bd5d0c4ca9
Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 November 2008 at 11:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable abee95fee6f87a84
ee492cfd3d3bb292
519bfdfe
ee31d6ed1682ef12
a2ec4c71f4d82bc6
Yes 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
10.224.1.59/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 960b8c716bc56e46
cdf65c8f981009b5
337a5cb6
440fe24880b4e240
4e078beb5b44c8d8
Yes 6.0.6000.1
6384
(vista_rtm
.061029-19
00)
6.0.6000.1
6384
Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 882a289f35fcb794
08ceef37b9e70e04
4c95a940
50168776b13cb437
451956b084a67e86
No N/A N/A India
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d71df3e6e13a078b
3f121e2a7ffffd40
6851349b
125ce267147e9e2f
7f88c1348c9412e6
No 6.0.6001.1
7131
6.0.6001.1
7131
Internal Submission
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