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: 11 May 2018 at 8:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 心宁 Executable 1d958e5ff46320ec
c241a002ba8d6a12
63f7a151
d92c38f8b4455079
5f905ffd0232614f
Worm.Win32.D
ropper.RA
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable af7d317649659064
7703f40434469191
72443e5d
279d87b2445b20c4
123fecc53498479e
Virus.Win32.
Wali.KA
No 5.6.14.0 5.6.14.0 Taiwan N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 57e2d13d75c7a23f
b96a659c0c700648
cde83003
6c82eff62df2ac39
22259146e279a116
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
169.159.99.215/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable 88d1734741115c58
64f7f063ba76521b
2306e6b0
038f6986d06c197c
aa18832f7e597a72
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.1.21.0 10.1.21.0 103.255.7.60/32 N/A
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19

Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 August 2008 at 5:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 8d6f92daa583e20d
a8aa15199aad1925
01c85d47
c7201734160ab2d6
074f0fd87b2ea0c1
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 04edc3b29070ce15
07cb7a45b14ef6ca
651f68ce
209469e7d35c5acf
7e292b164df22e2e
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.116/32
3 N/A Executable 38e8ecc69b36c437
4821f6c4658c0b6a
07777960
cafe7d4667b34836
8bf68865ea00dec3
No 5.7.21.0 5.7.21.0 10.108.51.216/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 040455d0af8ebe3f
dc75f6ee636983d6
0dd73245
db085081262c8b83
c49deeed9e89fa18
No 10.0.17666
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17666
.1000
United States
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