How to Remove “encpack.exe”

What is encpack.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, encpack.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as encpack.exe and it belongs to Window Operating System. It is located in C:\Documents and Settings by default. encpack.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after encpack.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by encpack.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 start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • 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 encpack.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Documents and Settings, 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 encpack.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the encpack.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with encpack.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 August 2011 at 6:18 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e2f09cb438ccfb40
bfe5debcd995192c
2d271111
d1c8e45a466d87a2
0a9a038fd58575cb
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 5.00.2150.
1
5.00.2150.
1
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8694f792610cfac6
a233903fd224f4c9
c2205e05
50915726d5c4eb8d
8f7d93995572cce8
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 5.00.2150.
1
5.00.2150.
1
Serbia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 July 2009 at 11:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e2ba84c0f804417b
5a0ee4ec606a5b92
955b58c4
2c86adf7ec9f8df0
1d2b0071e1db7fe8
No 5.00.2150.
1
5.00.2150.
1
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9e964685637a25af
7bbeddcdd175b08d
5db3bbee
653c35ca5be643a4
655ff7e8e962d492
No 5.00.2150.
1
5.00.2150.
1
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 35ecb16ad1f29188
1481bc1488a1279e
970038a8
f1616d9d3052d059
69b111448ef3b50d
No 5.00.2150.
1
5.00.2150.
1
10.224.1.22/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 656880d69a9fbd97
5fbf5cae382eb122
87e7a552
3a2276e96ef1109f
23309718197141c2
No 5.00.2150.
1
5.00.2150.
1
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