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: 21 January 2010 at 4:34 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 192dba3fa04e892c
bfdb5b307e2535c0
150f5f33
199f669100c57924
e2d2e5d3e2dbcf62
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 334c4cdbe3a2ed66
ba346a8cf3bf95cc
659e9560
7a54a65cae902669
cdeca4ec4b262d4c
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
3 Capsule Corp. Executable c0f298d967bb0f43
56f2b2e32bf5ff7a
8ec4b3d1
699c8b2d1a2c8ff1
62f8c1abbc85e47f
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable a82f97f6f4dc0f10
6ebffd8905825af2
b4a952a5
34853ecdd2eda41f
406c2a815874e1da
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 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 0ee5ca7beee35d1a
00fd471943f1f390
b70f05e5
6c73779004f88bfe
a16a73180bdcd543
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
3 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable 308c860f5a8f3bce
26d4ab96d85da442
6993189b
71fdde020a4920f5
5c96e1121a1dbd4a
Yes 6.0.200.2 6.0.200.2 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 342be5831ab80c92
96c2e98ad8c0ded5
28963ce9
956b77c94a7cfdc9
fc5ce9838e066c21
No N/A N/A United States
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