How to Remove “crw32.exe”

What is crw32.exe?

crw32.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Crystal Decisions. This process is known as CRW32 and it belongs to the software CRW part of Crystal Reports. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of crw32.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to detect whether your system is affected by crw32.exe ?


Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.


To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the crw32.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from crw32.exe malware?

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Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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\Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove crw32.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 September 2011 at 12:42 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Seagate Software, Inc. Executable 32b0f1f2410ce74a
5a68c1a239c37fb0
84a931c1
69ea16387a4e814a
1d20d2cbbe13cd02
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No 8.5.0.217 8.5.0.217 Indonesia N/A
2 N/A Executable b7e02029d4578281
063be963de204330
08420694
8ba04e92acb9b65f
0356fbb1efada1d4
TrojWare.Win
32.Banbra.rh
No N/A N/A Portugal N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 June 2009 at 1:50 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Seagate Software, Inc. Executable 4d2f6f6415d2cdd1
482fe1dd4dcbfa75
d48f0c2f
06ff67329adf429d
bc587b0e3404538c
No 8.5.0.217 8.5.0.217 United States
2 Seagate Software Information Management Group, Inc. Executable b4547a06b1bab82a
dc4c48b7012fbb21
438ce7c5
1db0685aa0e272ca
159911cbc04157e0
No 4.6.1.116 4.6.1.0 China
3 Seagate Software Information Management Group, Inc. Executable b4547a06b1bab82a
dc4c48b7012fbb21
438ce7c5
1db0685aa0e272ca
159911cbc04157e0
No 4.6.1.116 4.6.1.0 Internal Submission
4 Seagate Software Information Management Group, Inc. Executable 06a6adc679c132fc
7e0601d841c3601e
245bb71b
5ecd363d7bd260e0
e53bb5c1bf028a16
No 4.6.1.122 4.6.1.0 United States
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