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 July 2018 at 6:57 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable af7d317649659064
7703f40434469191
72443e5d
279d87b2445b20c4
123fecc53498479e
Virus.Win32.
Wali.KA
No 5.6.14.0 5.6.14.0 Taiwan N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a5400bb2da4f00e5
0f23c9e580c2155a
9abd53e4
6897635bb6345da5
c84ea86d1d4b3ef1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Ukraine 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
Display 4 items per page
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17

Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 March 2009 at 12:48 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 74bc7208013c5a81
bbf28b9380169250
e0461fa5
4b2349ce96a3177e
681d52bf8ccddf45
Yes 10.3.9.0 10.3.9.0 10.108.51.148/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6223f0730e1240a5
ec62f6b34554b899
dff65919
056dc1821a2b032d
7fb1b7db1385cf49
No 4.00 4.00 United States
3 N/A Executable b875cb5f39f663cc
9957c41a7b0aad4f
5d5e6748
66803f8f96caafed
46e47490cf5ce3ec
Yes 10.3.9.0 10.3.9.0 10.108.51.148/32
4 N/A Executable 8d6f92daa583e20d
a8aa15199aad1925
01c85d47
c7201734160ab2d6
074f0fd87b2ea0c1
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.155/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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