How to Remove “scrapbook.exe”

What is scrapbook.exe?

scrapbook.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Scrapbook 1.0. It belongs to Scrapbook 1.0 product and was developed by Broderbund Properties LLC. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Malware programmers write different types of malicious programs and name them as scrapbook.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with scrapbook.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 scrapbook.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • scrapbook.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 scrapbook.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with scrapbook.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing scrapbook.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 scrapbook.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 31 May 2012 at 4:36 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable c111054c1cf2cebc
f1b50e3d4c9c8763
7c5c9357
00bd4a57d9f918d4
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Unclassified
Malware
Yes N/A N/A Costa Rica N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 August 2008 at 1:30 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Arcsoft Inc. Executable 9361f32bf91ce781
fed4f3b3fa142303
6638ed4e
770ca38b18d09ff7
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No 1.0.9.90 1.0.9.90 Internal Submission
2 Greenstreet Software Limited Executable 112c7c7fdc6e71ce
f563e820d5f09897
45196947
ffed38c918d571ae
46b4a3eda3c41f55
No 5.0.0.9 5.0.0.9 Australia
3 Eric Nitzsche Executable 2b0807712145c8c5
0a9eacddde4dfdaa
61a6d732
d19e97ba955dc1b2
597c6654f9e34cfc
No 2, 20, 0,
0
2, 20, 0,
0
United States
4 N/A Executable 312952ab5e7e3ed4
5bcaacfdcf5545f0
db3ee258
6b20fa69390a7b3e
c40af6cff13ee4b1
No N/A N/A United Kingdom
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