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: 13 May 2018 at 1:33 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3ef67af34c8b08f6
8446bd8ad69015bb
48a49235
f36bfd87f5ac802e
1d6bfdccbb013f76
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 633755aa4d6c5e44
7d308460f35a9ecc
02d3e147
b1ee5bf3857f4bdb
6acd6abebee78e13
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
5.155.7.12/32 N/A
3 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
4 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
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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 Microsoft Corporation Executable 155e648fb55ce83c
a0349dc7c0a28379
5bfb17f4
02c09516a2987ddc
8b2879c4a786d0e1
No 10.0.17666
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17666
.1000
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 43cc85ee2546e6dd
0e3c4539ca0cde92
ff25bd81
fbdb319ff408a3ae
a88a5021a361519f
No 4.00 4.00 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a2da521de88d8640
ff508c94d8d532a0
a6a7553f
0ff7ff0105b79d79
8fee7ba609535f61
No 10.0.16299
.15
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16299
.15
United States
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