How to Remove “k-meleon.exe”

What is k-meleon.exe?

k-meleon.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as K-Meleon Web Browser. It belongs to software K-Meleon Web Browser and was developed by K-Meleon. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as k-meleon.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with k-meleon.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 k-meleon.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the k-meleon.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 k-meleon.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program filesfiles then the system is not affected by k-meleon.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by k-meleon.exe malware.

How to remove k-meleon.exe malware from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing k-meleon.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 k-meleon.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 January 2012 at 6:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 http://kmeleon.sf.net/ Executable 6a9268eebe8beb04
bd3cad373e980e65
7b445c50
816872fef961e281
7822d1ea9a80e3f9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 0, 9, 0, 0 0.9 Indonesia N/A
2 http://kmeleon.sf.net/ Executable 6cb280152d2cc1f1
d1f572a53bf898f0
6c721f9d
4f2470675111c829
e7f5758fb595f8a6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 5, 4, 0 1.5.4 Syrian Arab Republic N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 November 2008 at 8:33 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 http://kmeleon.sf.net/ Executable 086d4870ccd9ad35
168da6c87651d210
7192da27
d580427da0c4f1da
2dae1ed7769a7282
No 1, 7, 0, 0 1.7.0 United States
2 http://kmeleon.sf.net/ Executable 3dad2c7f1e46745d
24eb6d4719a6c3c6
dcf74df3
aac1930a2b81fba5
2f1b8607ca5d9e41
No 1, 5, 4, 0 1.5.4 10.224.1.63/32
3 http://kmeleon.sf.net/ Executable 847da34a13b75163
d72829b40012d2fb
483a259d
56ccadd49d22abb5
daf58035dd9cde21
No 1, 5, 0,
26
1.5Beta New Zealand
4 http://kmeleon.sf.net/ Executable 576388ed3233fa9d
9cd2ab40afc87236
e97b31de
204f1877343d2aaf
281b129a07941462
No 1, 5, 2, 0 1.5.2 Internal Submission
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