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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 July 2008 at 11:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Crystal Decisions Executable 74688b816a8a4cb2
5c524f07bbf07729
1334b23e
d5b1e899426ed20c
3b44f74df3b6800d
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 9.2.2.693 9.2.2.693 197.248.222.190/32 N/A
2 Crystal Decisions Executable aed8b20d13fefa54
f6ea0290e51c634e
15c4f32b
42d65a2c20c84c7b
ebc7199dd31eb2b6
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 9.2.2.693 9.2.2.693 197.248.222.190/32 N/A
3 Crystal Decisions Executable 388c4b7b1e25e12e
5e4d5850b6274db2
8621d02c
25594e9768dd9f9e
bc44e88476508f36
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.2.0.448 9.2.0.448 Bahrain N/A
4 Crystal Decisions Executable 38e27c014746e71c
71fc9390b4f61f3b
38a19c3f
e7e623fc589a8fd9
e8e2ce45cc41b556
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.2.0.448 9.2.0.448 Bahrain N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 June 2008 at 3:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Crystal Decisions Executable 7b8760d6daa0a959
4bb0c0627ad0ba60
a794ec0b
d67c36591ee8af2d
c385759402be7b07
No 9.2.2.693 9.2.2.693 Tunisia
2 Crystal Decisions Executable a7a0f188669ae443
d87a96aaccde5ab3
9590afcf
877a4ab28f43c399
f3390c156c70b2d9
No 9.2.2.693 9.2.2.693 United States
3 Seagate Software, Inc. Executable 4d2f6f6415d2cdd1
482fe1dd4dcbfa75
d48f0c2f
06ff67329adf429d
bc587b0e3404538c
No 8.5.0.217 8.5.0.217 United States
4 Seagate Software, Inc. Executable a1c22505b7148ffc
9c1305fe60f33dbb
d0405183
N/A No 8.5.0.218 8.5.0.218 Canada
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