How to Remove “convtext.exe”

What is convtext.exe?

convtext.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Code Page Conversion Application and it belongs to ConvText Utility. You can locate the file in C:\Windows. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after convtext.exe file.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with convtext.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with convtext.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • convtext.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible convtext.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 January 2009 at 1:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a885827cc3823549
651b0ace1409d712
5589f6e5
83064c4c012a1288
7b61e025d5a87710
Win32.Viking
.AG~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 China N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 055558eace77f30e
0443a30c345290ce
489a489d
222c2c4623e77c0e
a2f4a934584423a3
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b0
No 1.0.2521 1.0.2521 India N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b236fb48aba6164f
2f0f79ff7152f4ac
449c649d
652924e196ed8a39
324b16fcd552bde1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0.2521 1.0.2521 Egypt N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f8b1bce6697c5ef7
f4d299a5dae40591
d3ee3e3a
f681146c7e443740
aafca9ce1e268942
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0.2521 1.0.2521 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 8:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ff3599ae2a78c38d
09d514224a6cc3a9
214353ce
28e5f901df107860
2987d0400d36673e
No 1.0.2521 1.0.2521 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 983fa472b7a99748
9b86c96b558abb15
0e9ee06b
b2285996ccf538aa
a226e5db18efcd71
Yes 11.0.5510 11.0.5510 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b7215c677012ec27
e1af2219b104a498
5b441261
8b61ffbe811aafe2
140f1213f718cd45
Yes 11.0.8161 11.0.8161 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e9f0ad1455d73063
8768f65e95033eb6
6281c26e
N/A No 1.0.2521 1.0.2521 Vietnam
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