How to Remove “skype.exe”

What is skype.exe?


skype.exe is a legitimate process file that works as an executable file component for voice and video chatting application Skype messenger. It is developed by Skype Technologies, which is now a part of Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with malicious codes and name them after skype.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

How to check if your computer is infected with skype.exe malware?


Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with skype.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • skype.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly
If your PC is infected with skype.exe malware, it will invite other malwares to cause more damage to your computer. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible rundll32.exe malware attack:
 
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
 
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside the file path C:\Program Files, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.
 
How to remove the skype.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
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: 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 the skype.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 September 2018 at 4:59 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Cesses Liers Executable ad41127350f4a5b3
b93d20929ef5ada7
b41a2ec5
ec6b3e9ca31d31f3
54db6a64c92a9850
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.17.9106.
35622
3.17.9106.
35622
Uzbekistan N/A
2 Skype Technologies S.A. Executable c6eb31c7b491c906
9931588ccc719d2c
0393909a
a5cff73d660bb9f3
3d71b3dbb4b6421a
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 7.0.59.102 7.0 Turkey N/A
3 appset.me Executable b81cc45a2731828b
3a1489bad7435a29
adaef394
5f3304115b6d906c
f1d59bb7dc85369e
Application.
Win32.Appste
r.CA
No N/A 0.0.0.1 Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable 066ebf70fb7a0d22
54fbdab0645521b8
b459816e
3f1825bcfcfbd9af
09166f069023f0e9
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A Bangladesh N/A
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Safe Entries

No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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File
Version
Product
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Submitted
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Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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