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 N/A Executable a26ed1c91a209948
8d5b8ea86d0133f0
d42a3380
bf8ae27c11e5c178
700193db83e59503
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No N/A N/A 154.72.79.212/32 N/A
3 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable ba1bd5a9c58a24a9
148164705de73f22
7962a912
0b6f3b2527537c39
d37f67bb0ad22ccc
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 8, 0,
1291, 1,
339988
8, 0,
1291, 1,
339988
Thailand N/A
4 N/A Executable 36626b6eb88b6f91
6f5f783d39c3f490
291f62de
00e1fd8ef4453ecb
52827a055fc28399
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
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40

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 7795d9937499fdd1
bc964ac930fa5d38
7e21368d
87133e82941f54b2
cbcb23e62bf623ad
Yes 8, 2, 1,
4029, 1,
523496
8, 2, 1,
4029, 1,
523496
Norway
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 7795d9937499fdd1
bc964ac930fa5d38
7e21368d
87133e82941f54b2
cbcb23e62bf623ad
Yes 8, 2, 1,
4029, 1,
523496
8, 2, 1,
4029, 1,
523496
Germany
4 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 7795d9937499fdd1
bc964ac930fa5d38
7e21368d
87133e82941f54b2
cbcb23e62bf623ad
Yes 8, 2, 1,
4029, 1,
523496
8, 2, 1,
4029, 1,
523496
Russian Federation
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  • 32 items per page
 
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