How to Remove “deinterlace.exe”

What is deinterlace.exe?

deinterlace.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as GNU Image Manipulation Program Plug-In. It belongs to GNU Image Manipulation Program, developed by Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team. It is located in C:\Program files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as deinterlace.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • deinterlace.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 deinterlace.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:\Program files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove deinterlace.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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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 deinterlace.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 January 2012 at 12:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 9416f3e5c0d1a136
5e6c1be502c2d537
0742d993
7dfa4bede852b04f
1e3fdb3ae18653a1
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Executable d6998fb2c6af810d
2c8c260e5518065e
fa1e80d8
d9aebff088f62add
35cf9c6ea42fffc9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 November 2008 at 1:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable 4dd74a81d10ab9cc
8f8c7af5d6ac1ceb
47dcd19b
6f9dd55aa4b0f3f1
1b6eefbda7ed7045
Yes 2.8.16.0 2.8.16 10.224.1.53/32
2 N/A Executable 7c9cb9d93b4d1ae6
251febbd2b5329a8
38f85536
6726092c0e7c8162
58f31035745a3da5
Yes N/A N/A Poland
3 N/A Executable be0c9d225d8bd795
941871fe8648d2c5
41d77e5a
b9e07d7d74ebb16d
fc9e0d103c0ff8f0
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable aa2ea10f2fbde3b6
7efcfb00650ef3c6
409eeb45
85fac75725660160
0e8f5769eecc761e
Yes 2.8.6.0 2.8.6 10.224.1.64/32
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