How to Remove “takeown.exe”

What is takeown.exe?

takeown.exe is a DLL file which is a responsible component for taking ownership of files in Windows system. It belongs to Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is typically located in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after takeown.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with takeown.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • takeown.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

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

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: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

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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 tmproxy.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 9:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d09b122f4b29d3ea
f5da733d35e9c80e
b8988fd3
8007508cef6a5b10
c24f7971daf00f09
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Russian Federation
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3dda8a7cd20ee606
51c4716159b54cac
7c8c9168
289a4113d409362b
5fbb2ad68faa5565
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
176.215.13.135/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d09b122f4b29d3ea
f5da733d35e9c80e
b8988fd3
8007508cef6a5b10
c24f7971daf00f09
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Ukraine
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3dda8a7cd20ee606
51c4716159b54cac
7c8c9168
289a4113d409362b
5fbb2ad68faa5565
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States
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