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: 15 February 2018 at 1:13 am
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 69af5ea7dbc7ab63
4cd0b458c57da60c
fa477a18
e1169a8b01825de7
2249cef05175d214
Virus.Win32.
MadAngel.n
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.211.63.173/32 N/A
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 408503ff857642c1
216e8260d3bbcfca
3931d2cf
3642e8e938386c2c
b327ce43f7ec0d95
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Lao People's Democratic Republic N/A
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2

Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 April 2018 at 2:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 OpenNT Project Executable 71e8dc557697ff81
896c456fc224bbfd
cf167674
310c896c63be98c2
73d8a0c0c41609df
No 4.50 4.50 10.108.51.140/32
2 OpenNT Project Executable 71e8dc557697ff81
896c456fc224bbfd
cf167674
310c896c63be98c2
73d8a0c0c41609df
No 4.50 4.50 United States
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