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
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 49491786acd86059
3ffc3704b9d792cd
1ac7bc16
b4cfc46889dba9a4
8fe52dd20eb160f7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Taiwan N/A
2 N/A Executable 8b7d67f246c8f501
84fbde1f13396153
1515fa3a
08c9a5743ce3143c
57f39f49688e5f7b
Virus.Win32.
Wali.KA
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 9b8567a251cc69fe
337f0b8acc6e7f8a
fe1708e2
36cad7c860e174c6
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Taiwan N/A
4 N/A Executable 0e5457e6ebeef8dd
5d958cef4d0ce444
39f9563d
ec52229d2e85f37b
4cfb33497d602f96
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Taiwan 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 b0a3dca0d010c770
d987c3288711aa8a
02146dea
bada1beb72d89689
397585abc356d81d
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.216/32
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