How to Remove “freecell.exe”

What is freecell.exe?


freecell.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Entertainment Pack FreeCell Game. It is associated with Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in c:\windows\system32 by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after freecell.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


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


Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with freecell.exe  malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • freecell.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 freecell.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:\windows\system32, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo 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 freecell.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 September 2010 at 12:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 06c2895ece38b8ee
4e4a213d7b9eaf26
db3c52ff
b4e29cf353abd72f
d8c07fa5958da72a
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.nw
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 13ab615fc23481a4
7d1bb38308df182d
6f95ae1e
3509906d73670e37
4eb20287900f5fa2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Poland N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 07bab364096573fc
edd8d352d8a2e842
fd5344c4
fbaff2733a7f97ec
d1cd730fd44e4fe8
TrojWare.Win
32.Kryptik.~
NNZ
Yes 4.72.3110.
0
4.72.3110.
0
China N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8da1eccc71199f0d
a851777a081261b5
5456c4c6
1dda53bbc1494e93
1f8464e17f10814b
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
China N/A
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44

Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 9:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b7e4897d264a3690
c6de5f51ada87cdb
9b15ddb2
7b38143a929cfd30
6a29b33da166e521
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Greece
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 428ff15fb6583dd5
518c5be0297bd8be
14fcf5c5
4d9b5e540158bf8e
9b1bcac1aedd8c60
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 10.224.1.116/32
3 N/A Executable 6b1ba82b3b3fde1b
a0a61eca47cdc446
766c226f
c4366e03e9d7bad7
2259b4dc2fd9f366
No N/A N/A United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b7e4897d264a3690
c6de5f51ada87cdb
9b15ddb2
7b38143a929cfd30
6a29b33da166e521
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Moldova, Republic of
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