How to Remove “flvPlayer.exe”

What is FlvPlayer.exe?

FlvPlayer.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as VideoConverter. It belongs to software FLV Player and was developed by FLV Player. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files.  The malware programmers or cyber criminals writes different types of malicious programs and name it as FlvPlayer.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with FlvPlayer.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the FlvPlayer.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the FlvPlayer.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program files files then the system is not affected by FlvPlayer.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by FlvPlayer.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing FlvPlayer.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the Internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

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 FlvPlayer.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 October 2011 at 1:58 pm
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Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
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37634279
748770b1adfc3558
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Unclassified
Malware
Yes N/A N/A Turkey N/A
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Sality.gen
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 October 2008 at 5:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 9b65a06b63059891
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No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Russian Federation
2 SourceTec Executable c4bf03201d93b868
b50d9e3d70818116
c8255653
244b891c3e914abf
e658c53caf50d62b
Yes 2, 3, 0, 0 2, 3, 0, 0 United States
3 Realization of Dream Executable 69d1d8b0ae8aa226
0274ad844a7fc251
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7e4088e8225c5dfb
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No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
4 www.BitComet.com Executable 57dc74b48747cb80
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