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: 23 February 2018 at 7:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 11c67e9c22aec6a7
6b97daa9dd9a94a3
4f6e0074
4014920c650cc49d
7b9630ab1c98e202
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5f99321d77fd6ed9
eaac511de6482672
808571f4
b98474e96ee54c48
c1ead8b60ba6c170
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 34904aacb202dff4
f0792e671573a27d
564935af
10b55fa94c884fed
e59113f65ba17408
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.210.47.180/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 019630009e5918fc
3ba45a227449e5aa
2db391aa
56316e9bcd80bb62
80b33248d0d04ed8
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 April 2009 at 1:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Playtech Executable dbd0f921e1a7f4e6
9effa19442f323f5
c05e355d
f9b2094964d6135d
3896b74211133649
Yes 17.3.1.4 17.3.1.4 United Kingdom
2 Playtech Executable 92d1cca629eff3f6
4a5b5f2ad44bff21
fe8c31e8
5e127d32e02adea0
6b914576fe608bb6
Yes 17.3.1.4 17.3.1.4 United Kingdom
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7b29d6a73c641534
f394ad94388a8b8e
a7b78d14
92a67c183db7d4b9
8eb72066ba8cf20d
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 714e867b7ec8365a
7c5bcf9fb087914c
e497c904
db2e73af3a13affa
0ab0a18603d3e099
No 4.00 4.00 United States
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