How to Remove “extract.exe”

What is Extract.exe?

extract.exe is a type of process file associated with Microsoft Operating Systems and it belongs to the Microsoft Cabinet Extraction Tool. By default, it is located in c:\windows. It is used for extracting and copying files from a zip folder. Malware programmers code files with virus programs and name it to look like extract.exe to spread malwares on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check a computer for extract.exe malware?

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys simultaneously to open Task Manager.

Step 2: Check the extract.exe file location in the program list. It's a malware file if found located outside of c:\windows.

How to remove the extract.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus? 

Step l: Download our award-winning Comodo Free 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the extract.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 02 February 2012 at 12:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Igor Pavlov Executable 4d97bd3efa5fd177
4cfd8e9774245cd2
29adb5ff
6b5bbdb8798e5453
91c76fdfae65016c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.20 9.20 197.38.16.161/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 5e50c027cf3ed657
d65cebf3c14bb13c
20b83830
4f40b08ab76ee75c
47881afb2e41b597
TrojWare.Win
32.Snocry.RS
No N/A N/A Czech Republic N/A
3 N/A Executable ffff467279037867
7ec30d3634fc593c
10dfd37e
e3427d9f439aebef
a3d9c299e2a94af3
ApplicUnwnt.
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 9ca8218e53ac3c10
1f08890da8859e67
bfe92d7b
aecc8e2147b22f31
e18b4ff55d9a9f93
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Kuwait N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 March 2008 at 10:33 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 9f3259843365f3d3
817204a3c66b4b36
9e76532f
ba30cc93703d2905
9ccef87e5bd75a15
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.235/32
2 N/A Executable ebc1e48080f06df9
c720521690b6b783
3d56f725
4466a3521f361808
870e3f86a4ef21d7
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.131/32
3 N/A Executable 42012eeb48db69fe
6509a315b6036519
62c1f63f
f37d42b8fc0486a9
0c21e5191aa4fe3b
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable ff6ce1abd526953e
b43235adf149ce41
02a52121
2fe2240c72bd0cb2
215ae41f6ff3c436
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
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