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.

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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: 11 May 2018 at 3:52 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7e2c4dce81598567
956eeb3b33d2d9aa
ea13fe9f
2811ad564c9d3998
0d089cc92beb50ed
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 9.0.30729.
5677
9.0.30729.
5677
179.49.48.6/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 85580ed45202afee
761763b636297757
4db11e72
915c2cb8d6583f02
7c917cf8c8aa1d2d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.2900.
2180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.00.2900.
2180
Indonesia 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 10b1683ea3ff5f36
f225769244bf7e78
13d54ad0
45b47f4214ddc9f4
782363a38504c9d2
Yes 14.0.24215
.1
14.0.24215
.1
10.108.51.216/32
3 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 38eaa08098ba1107
6349f91bb74ff99d
09c9cebd
b2e7e429bc02bf09
eda25f8e159189d3
Yes 12.0.30501
.0
12.0.30501
.0
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a7c83077b8a28d40
9e36316d2d7321fa
0ccdb7e8
e2ada570911edaaa
e7d1b3c979345fce
Yes 9.0.30729.
5677
9.0.30729.
5677
United States
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