How to Remove “flashplayer.exe”

What is flashplayer.exe?

flashplayer.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Flash 8 application. It is associated with Macromedia Flash software, developed by Macromedia company. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after flashplayer.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • flashplayer.exe  takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible flashplayer.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove flashplayer.exe  malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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

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

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 flashplayer.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2018 at 5:57 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 AirInstaller Inc. Executable 340205c10ecf7489
7b240ab6bf2eb8ca
9bcd099c
d7b9f3720147c288
c010eb94dad74700
Application.
Win32.AirAdI
nstaller.A
Yes 2.0.3.65 2.0.3.65 United States N/A
2 AirInstaller Inc. Executable d44482449e7f5787
43040051f3154a4d
d7ec83aa
aa532d1c6aede10e
74380a6851315b31
Application.
Win32.AirAdI
nstaller.A
Yes 2.0.4.11 2.0.4.11 United States N/A
3 AirInstaller Inc. Executable 2d953000a815c8ff
1ccf609a43b5ef6a
84b24b31
7c0b38d9bd37a673
c32cf44b9d346f18
Application.
Win32.AirAdI
nstaller.A
Yes 2.0.3.90 2.0.3.90 United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 222bb60ca239711a
620ced31ac27b3bf
f975e93d
faae4dc760ba77f6
dd9d28ee7e2dc83b
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 31.0.127.46/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 October 2018 at 5:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 0d5a78a3bc9f1aa6
14d183420f2b7864
913bf4bd
cdde55f9c3a64998
da8af7afcb4ea703
No 31.0.0.108 31.0.0.108 Ghana
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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