How to Remove “replace.exe”

What is Replace.exe?

replace.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Replace MFC Application. It belongs to Replace Application software that was developed by Casady & Greene.  It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as replace.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with replace.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • replace.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 replace.exeand open the file location


If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with replace.exemalware.

How to remove replace.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing replace.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 September 2018 at 9:19 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 686333dc40fc2934
9248a595cb8db6e6
68114d7a
0276382a3ce01e39
4103b40c48ac7efa
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 197.33.140.231/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 6a5e9825d0c4e308
e2bdea7a6eceb548
32b94d74
693629e12551c385
0a59f6e27d7c5632
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Poland N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8ad55663eb574f3d
ddd23779d333aca0
47051529
e067616c0742df53
442c9af44ee96efa
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.34.141.106/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0c9d469538fdfb6d
f356889707fb0892
21f4e91a
19f80c468c9b1ea7
6e02b463cc7029ba
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2011 at 9:21 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 0f2b1b5fb940568f
2e47d2d6fcc3dc7a
9fc91658
828fc022009fd2a9
dab92c4d91ec0c0b
No 5.6.17.0 5.6.17.0 10.224.25.96/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a32893b25a6a7c2f
50f95567357df11f
8fc3df79
697329fd218ad470
e91c7d06c25c858d
No 10.0.16299
.15
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16299
.15
United States
3 N/A Executable 0640f531125c6561
7e8e92bfbd685031
c2d57709
d2c27385a578f9c6
d2c0b2a49a8de1c1
Yes 10.1.10.0 10.1.10.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1f41348a6c8902b0
7fd6e2bf8284a92b
ae8936a5
03094aa9b17ea64f
b0e817cc3bab66b4
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
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  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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