How to Remove “simpress.exe”

What is simpress.exe?

simpress.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by OpenOffice.org. This process is known as OpenOffice.org Impress and it belongs to OpenOffice.org Impress. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of simpress.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by simpress.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 simpress.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from simpress.exe malware?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove simpress.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 November 2011 at 5:13 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 The Document Foundation Executable 149cd3c9f449a960
da3e08f74420e7b8
a4bb6805
8345b3f5d3432e22
ed66059979e75793
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 3.04.402 3.04.402 Italy N/A
2 N/A Executable ddf58888e5a7e9a4
5360f5dbaa64b451
a2c32ef1
d49830ee1cd09fb9
1e165170adec0fa7
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 7738782d6f7fcb26
dacf9d8e1c3eb231
fede531d
f794a65c5458a972
06646dcf4053d9ae
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 August 2008 at 6:50 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 OpenOffice.org Executable db4af61502e1941d
d8880a2d0d8a3e57
16adc520
c4ecd8d76e365200
69f83f0f1e3048b9
No 3.03.9556 3.03.9556 Australia
2 The Document Foundation Executable eec035f12240f965
39ec1ddf516afba8
d9efac0b
233677a717940f4f
3f9e8d4544fcd432
No 3.04.402 3.04.402 Sweden
3 The Document Foundation Executable f34c86c87142beba
f3916f921c6e47d8
d4898e89
2091580b9733c843
b008e2df0f136e49
No 3.5.0.202 3.5.0.202 10.224.1.65/32
4 N/A Non-executable b1b464cd62ce5c78
0fe839a835b19fd4
ad65a82c
75cd7c2aa0111155
bc5a5d2060fa903c
No N/A N/A 10.100.19.136/32
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