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: 07 August 2015 at 6:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a5daa5d0ea1ab2f1
6679c8fd6cdc035b
6bd5bd59
5b930c941bdd8306
1940e65fd549c439
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
3 N/A Executable a3dd51c5c146e1b2
b49fd4b084dbc48e
a689b7a6
bd0ce8a0150d209f
a1c61cc482375386
Application.
Win32.Neobar
.~W
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2cfcf0be64cf7253
d1508db91a375ca0
18f9b3a5
a97f3172066652de
b5ddf4709bc08775
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.naf
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Russian Federation N/A
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24

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 Non-executable 205362cce445bf92
0fcb2274367f95f7
5928b15a
2c4cc2cbc7cea1b4
8646bb2c823de6c5
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.131/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3d5f7b89fadba594
f3c3a79d2405d444
d7c46d92
996fe5c9400eaab9
5e2428f641496166
No 4.00 4.00 198.20.167.84/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4bb89260ca0cfc69
5fb55eb9402129e4
1e131f60
eee30874ab672b59
50f24abb45841992
No 10.0.14393
.0
(rs1_relea
se.160715-
1616)
10.0.14393
.0
United States
4 N/A Executable f4871f6e45dad10b
5f330a776274406f
9bc13ec0
d8d50f4ce9525098
96d20ced7378213f
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.131/32
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