How to Remove “convertword.exe”

What is convertword.exe?

Originally developed by Adobe Systems, Inc., convertword.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Adobe LiveCycle Designer Import Filter and it belongs to Adobe LiveCycle Designer Import Filter. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • convertword.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 convertword.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove convertword.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: 08 October 2008 at 12:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable c7e0b0671bfeaa4a
036bee9e5c428f67
3bc70913
a5d96737cf003a13
1b48006f7de12122
Virus.Win32.
Bacalid.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 75d80cb278206856
89e0513a086caae6
be4e4816
03a747eea0dd1fb1
03839a88102e504d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8, 0,
1291, 1,
339988
8, 0,
1291, 1,
339988
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 15fb932c3418a3fa
892330181f337dcb
c8763fac
89b09ce1970858d1
9c65965d654413e9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8, 0,
1291, 1,
339988
8, 0,
1291, 1,
339988
India N/A
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 0b8ef16b1f309276
ae7ccfcff51e6184
ffebbe68
5d7d59b4c26edfc5
7ee03b87233575dd
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 8, 2, 1,
3144, 1,
471865
8, 2, 1,
3144, 1,
471865
Czech Republic N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
11

Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 1:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable e4e9ff993b7d80a1
73c3af39b9c25f5e
c4bfcb89
300171e42d507174
278e95f8ffb61588
Yes 9002,
2281, 1, 0
9, 0, 0,
2,
20101008,
1, 734229
Internal Submission
2 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 69f0cff5692c6176
72f3952296dc8195
415930c9
e2b3f9121b297e16
ebf875de05be2f2c
Yes 8, 2, 1,
3144, 1,
471865
8, 2, 1,
3144, 1,
471865
Internal Submission
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable cb8287c2b0e20cb9
a23093cb4d5692a9
716ce24e
6a7f7a057b4e590f
40c3e85e325b5d56
No 8, 1, 2,
3052, 1,
449669
8, 1, 2,
3052, 1,
449669
Spain
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 1066b1361e69b207
6ccbefd86f9442fc
a2876f4d
800921049e4f8f03
4031f244b771bbac
Yes 8, 0,
1291, 1,
339988
8, 0,
1291, 1,
339988
Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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