How to Remove “foobar2000.exe”

What is foobar2000.exe?

foobar2000.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Peter Pawlowski. It is associated with program foobar2000 Application. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files\foobar2000\. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after foobar2000.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with foobar2000.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with foobar2000.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the foobar2000.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files\foobar2000\, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove foobar2000.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using foobar2000.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove foobar2000.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 October 2011 at 4:06 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 1b8275fe7643c704
05ad1ff2fbb45f56
97dd52b0
3bc5222a758c0552
503b64a4f768b1c8
Virus.Win32.
Qvod.~Gen
No 1, 0, 0, 0 1, 0, 0, 0 Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 August 2008 at 5:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 8984b948bdfe6609
44df3df189ca6be5
8a7a9068
b0a935d281991e15
1aa9b43fd12e5bdd
No 1.1.5.0 1.1.5.0 10.224.1.116/32
2 Piotr Pawlowski Executable 11aaa7664b07d00c
1cf819140e333c47
a74dbf9b
e9553c0f46820511
cc4f79fd089bf9ef
No 1.3.16.0 1.3.16.0 Indonesia
3 N/A Executable 5cf8d7bc4a3091e9
9405dc7eec238cbb
81b36f8e
8fc27dfc6aaf59f9
40a77e1f3a2be30b
No 1.1.1.0 1.1.1.0 United States
4 N/A Executable 01bb4b3289b42f71
4357805be54765c4
2d21986a
ff9f7f34a1f4abb7
910e66d61c3ddbe8
No 1.1.9.0 1.1.9.0 Internal Submission
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