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: 20 October 2011 at 10:27 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a3dd51c5c146e1b2
b49fd4b084dbc48e
a689b7a6
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Application.
Win32.Neobar
.~W
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 771fc6d789ff2e98
1f5f8f5a40ca8a08
9774e61d
909d31ce67338b23
b5d7ac6677e8cbf9
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Vietnam N/A
3 N/A Executable 5bd8aec582d87e69
6b8ec6d7109c1514
04f43881
be5f5ca5733a97d7
35d59344f8059ae4
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Agent.~
DGR
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 Microsoft Executable a2ad455ea5b595c0
8df33b5a0898b854
dfccdfe8
31cfd61dedda94a7
d82558b4a0f7fb90
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 July 2008 at 8:45 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable 205362cce445bf92
0fcb2274367f95f7
5928b15a
2c4cc2cbc7cea1b4
8646bb2c823de6c5
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.131/32
2 N/A Non-executable 95ac99126340ab62
018de52797289153
44d99833
N/A No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Executable 888c4f21e8c37e67
53c74668cd26e842
7332db91
6bb1f08a0d9775f8
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No N/A N/A Bulgaria
4 N/A Executable c70102df30a9bab6
1692b5ab0ba5e793
77561774
c9c084f54811ea03
7e4e8ee07aaec607
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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