How to Remove “patch.exe”

patch.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Patch MFC Application. It is associated with software Patch Application, developed by Tune. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as patch.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with patch.exemalware?       

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with patch.exe malware:
  • Internet connection is unstable
  • patch.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • You get a lot of unsolicited ads and popups
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible patch.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:\Program Files, perform an an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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Step 2: Select the “Do not detect new networks again” option when Comodo Internet Security internal firewall activates the network detection process.

Step 3: After network detection is over, click on the “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

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Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove patch.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 August 2009 at 4:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 8e2e9a16de575362
d55683542b14c7e3
59c1af76
ac1a88b57c18347c
9df83360f8bc3cfc
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.K
SU
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 4241858e9d5c7623
81bc2ce49f113a36
b42196e3
a5ff024069a8a00f
f8d4224a576ae7f6
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.WFN
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 s0m Group \\ Dentist Executable d593a5193ea220b0
364d358c89b94f1d
666c2c5b
77c4cb332b09f6e4
f30a2ba1392dad3e
Packed.Win32
.MUPACK.~KW
No 1.01.0002 1.01.0002 United States N/A
4 Team Burnburnburn Executable b8961912aeb61dd2
161c76d4d6275f61
344a9071
40fe70fc71d44e78
ab8c501ef862a85c
Backdoor.Win
32.Agent.CFR
W
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
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17

Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 May 2009 at 2:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Alkad.org Executable 4cc8bcb0d9523a60
f06397aab9cbe76b
98baec45
527e6dcf0412287e
76b1e41baee5a19d
No 20.7.2017.
86
20.7.2017.
86
United States
2 N/A Executable 03b1c9d0257d1026
4922c5bd3a5b6ad0
7fa438a4
84e80cd219780069
e2413229a683d0f8
No N/A N/A United States
3 Geometrico GmbH & Co. KG Executable cba5e881ff26df63
160821b43c11b1d9
1fd530a3
73ac6aa04704c3fe
bf1bf29a56e94a49
No 3.00.0001 3.00.0001 United States
4 N/A Executable 1466a27fdaf59290
63a5f82e4ed05ced
99efec09
daf465664f40b911
7c178b7e2f197c92
No N/A N/A United States
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