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: 11 April 2018 at 6:28 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 N/A Executable 57bf41f84ddc9c16
9e49f3aab1d29478
9bdeda3e
47977740fa559a4e
57c830d852904817
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Algeria N/A
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 February 2013 at 10:09 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Tencent Executable c45496b262fb93f6
4012cef8b3ecc4b0
6062cc94
b9a7261c7c462027
8d9caa70172006ed
Yes 9.0.2.2349
0
9.0.2.2349
0
10.108.51.119/32
2 Adobe Systems Incorporated Executable 0d5a78a3bc9f1aa6
14d183420f2b7864
913bf4bd
cdde55f9c3a64998
da8af7afcb4ea703
No 31.0.0.108 31.0.0.108 Ghana
3 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 84e372786de92095
6c34453db5bffcaf
0079cc81
299740668ff37792
8ea9e19469259806
Yes 11,6,602,1
68
11,6,602,1
68
United States
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