How to Remove “faxcover.exe”

What is faxcover.exe?


faxcover.exe is a legitimate file process also called as Fax Cover Page Editor for Windows95 developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is associated with program Microsoft Windows(TM) Operating System You can locate the file in C:\Windows. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after faxcover.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with faxcover.exe malware?


Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with faxcover.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly


If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:
1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the faxcover.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside  C:\Windows, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove faxcover.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using faxcover.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:


Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove faxcover.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 April 2009 at 9:12 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable d46de1e519e0d6d7
ec865fc55e164792
2249ce99
c66c8d79dee821a4
de8783e81a4246ce
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 5.00.2134.
1
5.00.2134.
1
Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Executable 5b4240d0e4bfb2bd
e26cf6004dd632e7
e1193d31
281cbb75c9402fdb
d5e2f78a138b318f
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Slovakia N/A
3 N/A Executable ac0d7ccd3a1611d0
b14bb0c601031ab5
b4edf5aa
6554762c85816d9f
852687ef70c4d693
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.P
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 April 2009 at 10:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ece646b0d57aa5be
6e4c665c5a8ebca4
80ad15a5
6a4d3df71b30a5c0
c5d2f2244a2347d1
No 4.0.950 4.0.950 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a1b0a542295fbaba
c8134ffc7ae14240
8a15f3e7
90e44fb092cdb248
7afaa138c63b05cd
No 4.0.950 4.0.950 10.224.5.32/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 84b49daf11d20fd3
198400b077c0490a
8776bfaa
03ea0671fa316cec
4c9df5e3ae840c6d
No 5.00.2134.
1
5.00.2134.
1
Poland
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6bc8df7f57fd1a06
46b1f8dccb52039d
7310bd05
f784804dd5d86dc5
7fd30b6731742d2e
No 5.00.2134.
1
5.00.2134.
1
Internal Submission
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