How to Remove “jre.exe”

What is jre.exe?

jre.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Java Runtime Environment. It belongs to Java(TM) Platform and was developed by Sun Microsystem.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as jre.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with jre.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the jre.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the jre.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program filesfiles then the system is not affected by jre.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by jre.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing jre.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the Internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 November 2011 at 2:27 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 297f9581e86ab60b
180c932a2258150a
7575ea89
eda91c2222711d68
0a7e4a58493ae63e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Egypt N/A
2 N/A Executable 192dba3fa04e892c
bfdb5b307e2535c0
150f5f33
199f669100c57924
e2d2e5d3e2dbcf62
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable bb0d6662418216c2
23ecd850629c59a3
17790f84
9fafbb63c08c6abd
f92a7b75dca41652
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Egypt N/A
4 N/A Executable 334c4cdbe3a2ed66
ba346a8cf3bf95cc
659e9560
7a54a65cae902669
cdeca4ec4b262d4c
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 January 2009 at 10:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable f999c58c9ebd1feb
a1eeb16c7ef757c7
74ecfeb2
127ced323d9822b2
c847a9744369bd8f
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable fff4cc01ac3f3049
73f1d3bfe3b9e812
39abc275
80f35190b75e4ae7
74b23263db43abee
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 0ee5ca7beee35d1a
00fd471943f1f390
b70f05e5
6c73779004f88bfe
a16a73180bdcd543
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
4 N/A Executable 0b6dfcc33a3a051f
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28df91a5
84027060bd609c99
1305ae08e9e85a6a
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.96/32
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