How to Remove “quickview.exe”

What is quickview.exe?

quickview.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Macromedia, Inc. This process is known as FlashPlayer and it belongs to Captivate product. You can locate the file in C:\Windows\System32. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after quickview.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with quickview.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with quickview.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the quickview.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove quickview.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove quickview.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove quickview.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 14 November 2010 at 4:00 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Advanced Card Systems, Ltd. Executable c65c2ec28cfc1e9d
ca7706c05351337e
ad278561
def418a0dfb9ed44
098f75aa0953de10
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1.0.1.8 1.0.1.8 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 May 2009 at 3:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable d9705d0913bcba60
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a4ec31b1
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No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 United States
2 N/A Executable e11497133c2588cd
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fb3f4e8f
868f1c5c3f7d5c73
278f8b6355e9a547
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 09dee9751a6f56b7
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eba31c20
39658e5f7a780129
fa10bcfdcf54aacc
No N/A N/A Philippines
4 FLIR Systems Executable 27ed4a0dd78020c3
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427d7ee0
52e6af03aa8bece8
a11c52b093b41a6e
No 1.1.1.0 1.1.1.0 Russian Federation
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