How to Remove “recover.exe”

What is recover.exe?

recover.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Recover Files Utility and it is associated with Microsoft Windows Operating System. You can locate the file in C:\Windows. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after recover.exe file.


Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with recover.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 recover.exe file and open its location.
If the file is located outside C:\Windows, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

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

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates 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 malwares using recover.exe, 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 recover.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 February 2018 at 12:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4095d80f1fcf92f9
3f54d08d1df40962
827ee62b
bb85cc6666944bcb
43947f91e4e27751
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Ukraine N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b7585728c269d31c
416cb5427e75436b
3ca60866
858e770ff18790de
b048d3fabaa2c907
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 197.34.10.238/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1624f1d0a984e4e9
96ae1ad36b326768
8d17913e
52bfcd4cb6a3cc37
040983d6705478cc
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f77e49c8fd4654a2
162ff5319f767b38
39994e39
d88fc10114349a5c
c5640359cc7035b1
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
154.66.62.191/32 N/A
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16

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 August 2008 at 11:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable f4871f6e45dad10b
5f330a776274406f
9bc13ec0
d8d50f4ce9525098
96d20ced7378213f
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.96/32
2 N/A Executable 68a021d973c9d330
834cbcab60612be6
386b66a4
1b38f2eac1b4a4ec
b6c62c196f353b74
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 305a962590462ad1
e963260462a64c99
1cf3c291
68f5f7fd1ee93784
2a060ee5ccba1628
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.235/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6e2eca153e074142
589d0b91d7214285
87c476c0
01c74b25911c3054
f4c37c7389528ce5
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States
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