How to Remove “rcp.exe”

What is rcp.exe?

rcp.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as TCP/IP Remote Copy Command and it belongs to Windows Operating system. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of rcp.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by rcp.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the rcp.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from rcp.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the rcp.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 4: Restart your PC.

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Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with rcp.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 February 2018 at 1:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 96db137d7ba178f8
503b671e5ee083bf
f0a77211
71fc0b917e46da91
edfa12ecc7089629
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
156.220.2.23/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable cbecd63dda1e9a0f
16ac9b4dfee96867
087f8829
2ac793221eb9c253
68b8e0eb3c8644b9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
503
(xpsp.0803
06-0244)
5.1.2600.5
503
Indonesia N/A
3 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 52567b0107a99acc
4a02bbf5ef3bcb92
f4e19d01
f1a20be827f1eb13
e30bcbf54a449b10
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d222dc274a5533b7
624ca96c1a34c343
eb7f42fd
25fa944748d68878
b9603ddcbcecfebc
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2010 at 5:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 54fd6d29b9ed8caf
e9e93728f46646d6
caf653a8
91e80103f9e93e18
e17f2755d78f406a
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
2 N/A Non-executable 4f6976a3ef0ae30e
cd9e4b3aa1386874
a7987aba
e4a452c7f2753192
60faaf8dc03827b5
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Non-executable 4f6976a3ef0ae30e
cd9e4b3aa1386874
a7987aba
e4a452c7f2753192
60faaf8dc03827b5
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.131/32
4 N/A Executable 54fd6d29b9ed8caf
e9e93728f46646d6
caf653a8
91e80103f9e93e18
e17f2755d78f406a
No N/A N/A United States
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