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: 16 September 2010 at 12:17 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable cf1fdea45d5d1063
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4eabfba6275e6b64
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.00.2150.
1
5.00.2150.
1
Poland N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c7677d6ff6ada505
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.00.2150.
1
5.00.2150.
1
Poland N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d00357207342ce92
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
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1
5.00.2150.
1
Poland N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 57999e33d81486f4
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25ad4e57
582f9ed38e264ba7
8c0146046e4a677e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.00.2150.
1
5.00.2150.
1
Canada N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 June 2009 at 8:07 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9e964685637a25af
7bbeddcdd175b08d
5db3bbee
653c35ca5be643a4
655ff7e8e962d492
No 5.00.2150.
1
5.00.2150.
1
Singapore
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e2ba84c0f804417b
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955b58c4
2c86adf7ec9f8df0
1d2b0071e1db7fe8
No 5.00.2150.
1
5.00.2150.
1
Singapore
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 62bbf3b7695241ab
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4a2cc87f
aab1d27d45bcd0b5
214cc77996b57115
No 5.00.2150.
1
5.00.2150.
1
Mexico
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5950e3ed9c1289b1
1541dfa0270f3f65
b9fa49e7
10a7c4e56a24ba95
a4d19db68a80594b
Yes 5.00.2150.
1
5.00.2150.
1
Internal Submission
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