How to Remove “vcredist_x64.exe”

What is vcredist_x64.exe?

vcredist_x64.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable Setup.  It is associated with software Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in c:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\Install\ Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as vcredist_x64.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


How to determine if your computer is infected with vcredist_x64.exe malware?


Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with vcredist_x64.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • vcredist_x64.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 vcredist_x64.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:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\Install\ perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove vcredist_x64.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove vcredist_x64.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 July 2018 at 6:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 95c49d574103b10b
801be3bfb5a7b284
5fbb23ff
e198e7ad4b0befc4
9ccad689f894383f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.30729.
17
9.0.30729.
17
Taiwan N/A
2 N/A Executable ef5fef37035fa2a0
b4fc7f5a72d8bd81
f056fcfe
4456b2a76ac8aca7
f06810e1a77ece9f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Netherlands N/A
3 N/A Executable 2fd23749ac97abbd
2571a5da1660fee9
a1c082fa
db248a28838e83c5
e1dd5d882e2142c3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Netherlands N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6f1fa99e35e36b2c
4cab1bd0fd1df73f
62a3823a
66820b9ccd19692d
e4fdaf258bdb7999
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 11.0.60610
.1
11.0.60610
.1
Nepal N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 April 2009 at 9:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1a5d93dddbc431ab
27b1da711cd33708
91542797
3c03562b5af9ed34
7614053d459d7778
Yes 11.0.61030
.0
11.0.61030
.0
10.224.25.43/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5580072a056fdd50
cdf93d4702395386
36f8f3a9
a31dc1a74f1dee5c
af63aec8ebb5fe20
Yes 9.0.21022.
08
9.0.21022.
08
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 15d032d669078aa6
f0f7fd1cbf4115a0
70bd034d
c9d9eebccef20d63
7f193490cec05e79
Yes 10.0.40219
.325
10.0.40219
.325
10.224.25.96/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 15d032d669078aa6
f0f7fd1cbf4115a0
70bd034d
c9d9eebccef20d63
7f193490cec05e79
Yes 10.0.40219
.325
10.0.40219
.325
United States
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