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: 20 October 2011 at 7:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1b6de47ed441544c
3ce63eb3533fccdb
5eac201a
dd27026b79f2c26c
d59a53b2669af3be
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a2269b70efa2d61f
cee1b05a4a2295ff
08c96c47
16fb8b6e9ea9e3ab
7dbb49a6635e8672
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 156.220.151.47/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4073618ced3108f3
83627f6a00ab3fc0
53ed2b91
edfd290c5f52b708
7f2d586c15add09c
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Pakistan N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1464c6f27ff62a32
145d5ba90091cc45
215122e3
e1c5ff564bb835c9
17fa563c4447d5fe
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Vietnam N/A
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9

Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 October 2008 at 12:20 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 96b0d8d9613fc8eb
f75772ed30ad7dc8
f51b2ec5
537391e0aa1427d6
7576f6ee5a9ff4e7
No 5.00.2135.
1
5.00.2135.
1
Italy
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1510f198b777d570
8b8b8cfc2eb8868a
535b2cd0
9ec0103b18c870be
41d58815fb1530d1
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 55fb3f88d171ccfc
57032727ae412dc1
d8dc14f7
02dcdf5d707c244f
95191ca75fbc3081
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1adb51659829363a
5167657e579328d0
c2095e78
7a4782d702c76f9e
dd932cb01ec555d8
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States
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