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 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

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: 29 March 2008 at 11:52 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable cecda04bd0e4f5f3
63d0cd27d38c5ea7
2c532269
80d500706a81a8cf
af837e2738fcf687
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.WFN
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 Team Burnburnburn Executable e29d261b033bf694
c7b660a2955c17b2
5d2fbbb9
87f037b46f172d6d
b61bdae195a69727
Backdoor.Win
32.Agent.CFR
W
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 49aefdf9e9f9d7c2
f2af35c7f46dac6d
c349618f
2a0063bb4d8669dd
c603064c36bb290b
ApplicUnsaf.
Win32.Patche
r.~sf
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable 8e2e9a16de575362
d55683542b14c7e3
59c1af76
ac1a88b57c18347c
9df83360f8bc3cfc
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.K
SU
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 10:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 RadiXX11 Executable b360f75b14a41b39
40e58c7bf6fe938f
eb7d1c5b
2c87ea58c7893dcb
f60cfcd64a546713
No 1.1.0.0 1.1.0.0 United States
2 N/A Executable 1d99a039b5f9467a
7166a8e38feafe39
74dfd76f
ba3f945812a7aa77
0b4d48223cd5d0e5
No N/A N/A United States
3 Trend Micro Inc. Executable bcaac5413bb84caf
47ca0b24fdd728b9
858221bd
7a20775dcf8eb021
52288f8a3d51199a
Yes 5.5.0.1283 5.5 104.236.253.252/32
4 RadiXX11 Executable 9f740554b6aeaefc
863044ead5747016
8cde1777
a84f1f6526affaca
c84df6169d777abc
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States
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