How to Remove “engrave.exe”

What is engrave.exe?

engrave.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team. This process is known as GNU Image Manipulation Program Plug-In and it belongs to GNU Image Manipulation Program. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files.

The virus is created by malware authors and is named after engrave.exe file.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • engrave.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 engrave.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 engrave.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 August 2008 at 1:39 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 rgs Executable d8879b9182111c9c
e48fa95bd1167634
8897b89b
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.02.0001 1.02.0001 Philippines N/A
2 N/A Executable 9dcd9e3f2d513a5a
f4b32403077bca9d
30f15a50
84af4b84ede957bc
eccf428b7dd73de5
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 November 2008 at 12:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 65240570ec32cb85
e4a11423391acf6b
1992e696
935e219187dd8163
614118a15483572e
Yes N/A N/A Brazil
2 N/A Executable f3cdd801421dbd73
d1af1a09566f9c02
0ea55b61
c834d4dd278b35cc
d91a54da2c993e99
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable 3ef78d618fa7bc8e
5b49f1d9fba651ce
4f3f4da6
2efa47cd8757da04
fdc9111df13f65ed
No 2.8.10.0 2.8.10 Internal Submission
4 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable 685a068f14fd8727
8e5484f9f881b4b2
85359d41
da65d402f7d73f0c
7b198404a7782b68
No 2.8.10.0 2.8.10 Internal Submission
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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