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.

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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: 01 April 2008 at 12:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Team Burnburnburn Executable c194beab0b39b81c
ae80ae370c6889b6
964b0f94
78871d237b23ecf7
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Backdoor.Win
32.Agent.CFR
W
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
2 Team Burnburnburn Executable e76c8c6029d6feba
3787eaf1a56291d5
b192beb7
145228d5b9e256cd
8bdb063c20afeb25
Backdoor.Win
32.Agent.CFR
W
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 71c074af1de82a2b
bcdf9696415e9ccd
c50c5547
a6c07e2811cc714b
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 6f7972b720918472
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f827729b36cd1422
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ApplicUnwnt.
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 October 2008 at 11:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable af827cc8446a2717
006769e287a7782e
c6785fa5
0302df4e5a596666
78130066c9532439
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 9042b7d83224c76c
2fa8a7fcef79698a
10dbb778
2285c6f1fed00dab
399ca104320a0889
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
3 GnuWin32 Executable 57e02bea0d4b2630
5b309b027e2ad750
7b38e9f2
b7683f0399ec9618
b0c89b5748a01ef6
Yes 2.5.9.2670 2.5.9.2670 United States
4 N/A Executable 03b1c9d0257d1026
4922c5bd3a5b6ad0
7fa438a4
84e80cd219780069
e2413229a683d0f8
No N/A N/A United States
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