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: 04 November 2018 at 11:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e583da3329c8d542
9d9083a4fedf5741
0510fe63
635d94c296f8d655
6e189329e12b89ab
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 2.0.50727.
762
2.0.50727.
762
Cambodia N/A
2 N/A Executable f34d342a6ae088c0
dbe8a50be17d1aed
1f89562a
5d20cc55710f598d
32582597514b9139
TrojWare.Win
32.Delf.NRJ
No N/A N/A Ghana N/A
3 N/A Executable c582de30999e8a18
5b11e53f5def22ab
cbf74439
a8d1d3e800008cae
12324c0fdbb5ab99
Win32.Viking
.N~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Taiwan N/A
4 N/A Executable c8bebe65c39a2546
6eaec402e6e334a9
4617054c
7acf606041474253
864b1b0852790400
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A Senegal 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 13674c43652b941d
afd2049989afce63
cb7c517b
40395c175553cb14
d2050888efccdf00
Yes 9.0.30729.
17
9.0.30729.
17
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable bef7e7cc1dcc45c0
c11682d59c648437
27557179
c7187ac06dafd062
8587f86742945601
Yes 12.0.21005
.1
12.0.21005
.1
10.108.51.148/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 10b1683ea3ff5f36
f225769244bf7e78
13d54ad0
45b47f4214ddc9f4
782363a38504c9d2
Yes 14.0.24215
.1
14.0.24215
.1
10.224.25.96/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 26bf2f949f0884ff
d925201aec7c6a86
b3fbd89e
13feb0ac98bde9ae
441ec306ae0d4c30
Yes 12.0.30501
.0
12.0.30501
.0
10.108.22.185/32
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