How to Remove “script-fu.exe”

What is script-fu.exe?

script-fu.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team. This process is known as GNU Image Manipulation Program Plug-In and it belongs to GNU Image Manipulation Program You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after script-fu.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with script-fu.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with script-fu.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  • Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the script-fu.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove script-fu.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove script-fu.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove script-fu.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 January 2012 at 3:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 096c85b0240001cd
698d51ca7c62a906
32e469db
cb09a6cfb59931fb
bd8dd228f93deeac
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No N/A N/A Egypt N/A
2 N/A Executable 116cb495bc056dce
942360b5b07569ca
3ef7f342
7741fc9cb7f65e72
d7018a46707adea1
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 03124251b076f4c6
93129380308c5cb9
8eb0fa5d
a771a32749053d3b
0ba83258afc66ca9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Poland N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 March 2009 at 11:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 90f7ced31d4df464
5d84ce1a2dc2e295
c0e7874f
6a73d3f57de8dff1
0c71c9cb9ed69c3e
Yes N/A N/A Poland
2 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable 549ffe8504506eb1
bb9ff55a98674e7e
29ac5ac6
c10df5f46fa70384
9f57715671c51b5a
Yes 2.8.6.0 2.8.6 10.224.1.64/32
3 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable ea99fd154b184982
926954ac4788a830
8fd0bdea
bcb7c1db11eef5c4
fff8b065cafd1c58
Yes 2.8.14.0 2.8.14 10.224.1.63/32
4 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable 010a86cc83aa9ec7
408fc10ac9253b2b
7dfc61e9
790ec51a9d737b88
0473d0744b7f83c6
Yes 2.8.22.0 2.8.22 United States
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