How to Remove “joticon.exe”

What is joticon.exe?


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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with joticon.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 joticon.exe file and open its location.

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

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

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates 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 joticon.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 joticon.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 April 2009 at 10:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 21c5acdb73336ae2
bc1ff9a5f0f647c8
784318d2
04cd588f87f4d2ed
3c4af9882558a2a8
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
2 N/A Executable 8e1dab74204ec0b9
d1b9887a14aeb8b9
43034e9c
eb537dc8637c1fe7
b38f27f2ec78dbba
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 8e1dab74204ec0b9
d1b9887a14aeb8b9
43034e9c
eb537dc8637c1fe7
b38f27f2ec78dbba
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
4 N/A Executable 8eccfd600a5dcfbf
6bb7e5ea499f67b2
0fd2727f
fb0e3b09fee725e6
cff27b9099b173ac
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Singapore N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 September 2008 at 2:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable ad1641fcb1f0ae35
6a2a6c08f55830dc
4c014714
N/A No N/A N/A Denmark
2 N/A Executable 3916a4aa25114042
88402d4cebc001cd
41fc1319
7e2cf680c6968006
4d43f4ffe5831dd1
Yes N/A N/A Russian Federation
3 N/A Executable a2b33bb45af6adc4
f405f7dd3606e27d
30c511e4
b9b2afdb252b15cd
b494cc7b7737060c
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 8a239ba6001f5f4f
9c27b018ef744f1b
c8a960f9
73887e89d99d6624
e69f8bd46dbf4c55
Yes N/A N/A China
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