How to Remove “checkver.exe”

What is checkver.exe?

checkver.exe is a legitimate file process developed by ATI Technologies, Inc. This process is known as ATI Component Version Applet and it belongs to ATI Graphics Accelerator. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files.
The virus is created by malware authors and is named after checkver.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with checkver.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 checkver.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 checkver.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 checkver.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 checkver.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 February 2018 at 8:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 ATI Technologies Inc. Executable a9064af32688f37a
6066ff24322593bd
73b52c7e
06f2a0b92addc33a
4fc3a9e238a4ae89
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4.12.2003 4.12.2003 Turkey N/A
2 ATI Technologies Inc. Executable 5c9fbdae210ed9df
16bbd274921e2371
e79266b2
0cd60158f46f5477
48e848378e873424
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.12.2003 4.12.2003 Romania N/A
3 ATI Technologies Inc. Executable 659069c342d8a71a
3f791fd34ff1df00
b531a97e
4055d69383027781
ea1e65a6ab6c1610
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.12.2003 4.12.2003 Colombia N/A
4 N/A Executable 044c7c82458230c5
56d40c6a5e7e95d4
d82ad0b5
e91b34385a452654
8bf10109e45c4e9a
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Colombia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 July 2008 at 1:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ATI Technologies Inc. Executable 147e6946a340733a
93a6f85ac7a13eab
dfd0c2df
63a183d7bb83d9b0
192cf636161e81ff
No 4.12.2003 4.12.2003 10.0.17.167/32
2 ATI Technologies Inc. Executable 1e54d6ecd0c5e2cb
e21953be78d3780a
68fec0fc
d7c1c1881f8fd18f
e42e3792b1475f4e
No 4.12.2001 4.12.2001 10.0.17.167/32
3 ATI Technologies Inc. Executable 1bfef831f7dc253b
9f6177a09f15d044
3ce954e6
ceab66bddee372bf
0c14e563b67c8e0b
No 4.12.2002 4.12.2002 10.0.17.167/32
4 ATI Technologies Inc. Executable 1514e1abd77f4baa
18f53c5b366bcf4e
15350a35
d02866c56dc77c07
f34508f0bbef727a
No 4.12.2003 4.12.2003 United States
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