How to Remove “stocks.exe”

What is stocks.exe?

stocks.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Stocks. It belongs to Stocks, developed by T2 API, LLC. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as stocks.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with stocks.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with stocks.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • stocks.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible stocks.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 08 October 2008 at 3:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
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1 N/A Executable c1a9a030a5f78c9f
1a4a87a495506787
de398a8f
5289597d4cb22ef6
93dec2f64930169a
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 T2 API, LLC Executable 8db07d66154f3d3d
558f6662dc71218b
1bdf79ca
e1c35bf4b8d6e6ef
03cf8143973f4e67
No 3.9.7.0 3.97 United States
3 N/A Executable b11af0f330da8a13
11c8c35ea0c690ce
41caa9f1
e7cf36f0a2fd8752
757d217637a4651a
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable b71a12fe1b6bf863
14b860f898c15fb1
eb71b6d2
2e04c744911d5975
964005bc086db968
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
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