How to Remove “flac.exe”

What is Flac.exe?

flac.exe is an exeutable file that stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec. It's an audio format just like mp3 files. The word “Loosless” in its name stands for the fact that while a sound file is compressed to flac.exe format, there is no looss in audio quality. It compresses audio files like the zip file but with much better quality output. Taking advantage of its good name in the audiophile community, malware programmers write virus files and name it after flac.exe to spread it on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is affected by flac.exe malware?

If your computer is slowing down in terms of speed and performance, or if you notice flac.exe taking too much CPU usage, you should check against a possible malware attack by taking the following steps.

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If the flac.exe is taking more than 80% of the total CPU usage, than your computer is affected by flac.exe malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

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

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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 flac.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 February 2018 at 8:16 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 9b8567a251cc69fe
337f0b8acc6e7f8a
fe1708e2
36cad7c860e174c6
f595054226edb925
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Taiwan N/A
2 N/A Executable 0e5457e6ebeef8dd
5d958cef4d0ce444
39f9563d
ec52229d2e85f37b
4cfb33497d602f96
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Taiwan N/A
3 N/A Executable 3ad29c7896f47f41
95aaa139b9d750e9
7b6c4ccd
dfa46c08494a9ab1
4c62b901aed02abf
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
4 N/A Executable c76c57240186bd67
79f19fc77fdf2365
cd36bee2
98c39fecf7d66995
d15aaa6173c03064
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No N/A N/A South Africa N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 September 2008 at 1:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 6556a70fc80b5489
37a2fb32404618f4
de83b3cc
b8396749f374c9f4
8cbe3b16c5333d49
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.235/32
2 N/A Executable c789fd68a52afeb5
03e57e3dc22d0e81
0e685e0e
55fc343e96a5aa00
4386c1714fc1e2fc
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable c84472a15355c149
320830eef80d64b8
6f081bfe
5e7eb27a3b9857c3
bdbe57193d7eefd4
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.235/32
4 N/A Executable 1048d4f90c156ced
b96ced89ef6a7536
80f8bb89
4add826644d303b5
7d220f866c67292b
No N/A N/A United States
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