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: 16 December 2018 at 12:12 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 136609f086cc9c3c
86e29bb572b17b6b
f2181cc6
e8a0bddc2dee29d4
bb5203bcb628e624
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6911e4140128070a
c7410e7f1850bd1d
0d32220e
3eb1a796dc32098e
74c15d96fb465cec
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.39.113.130/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 953cb30dfb6cf51f
97c2b88a78e0fafe
c572b942
731b27e57e8e171d
ef32d2c0b155ae97
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 102.186.20.3/32 N/A
4 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
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 December 2009 at 3:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable a97a0e4203f044ca
ee04322e496e212a
ac7e80e9
dc6906136724e7c0
eed7c493038317c2
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.96/32
2 N/A Executable 0fcc0bd1fea455e1
133659b80b845c04
f43f76e2
f6a3967006c012a6
040cff7de8238f63
No 5.7.24.0 5.7.24.0 10.224.25.96/32
3 N/A Executable 6df7db6d0d895d1f
5f3b8321c64a9135
c2e5f8a1
e0f32bdccfcc4930
4b50595ac6f92f1e
No 5.7.9.0 5.7.9.0 United States
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