How to Remove “vncviewer.exe”

What is vncviewer.exe?

vncviewer.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as RSS Server. It belongs to UltraVNC VNCViewer application developed by UltraVNC. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after vncviewer.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • vncviewer.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 vncviewer.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

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.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 October 2008 at 6:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 VNC Executable 1b55024b78f56c3f
f2731abc04fb2337
b19e88f2
913d4cf43f02b3ed
9dbc9fb216ed8c4d
Unclassified
Malware
No 3, 3, 6, 0 3, 3, 6, 0 United States N/A
2 RealVNC Ltd. Executable 30820823654f3127
480e4e6d9f51caf0
72d59ec2
2f045bfd51c2886b
e43cc676708a17c7
ApplicUnsaf.
Win32.Remote
Admin.WinVNC
.~IE
Yes 4.1.2 4.1.2 China N/A
3 RealVNC Ltd. Executable 30820823654f3127
480e4e6d9f51caf0
72d59ec2
2f045bfd51c2886b
e43cc676708a17c7
ApplicUnsaf.
Win32.Remote
Admin.WinVNC
.~IE
Yes 4.1.2 4.1.2 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 November 2008 at 10:28 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 TightVNC Group Executable 31acd0f7990413df
d14cd2bc9a756e0a
95f73cbb
f2f8f2d266481550
aa5eba0d48076acd
No 1, 3, 10,
0
1, 3, 10,
0
United States
2 TightVNC Group Executable 39cc9a9e63eda97c
d45103a1f6ccf587
ad715331
34167743b4047b5f
f4bd41a165ce0aa2
Yes 1.5.2.0 1.5.2.0 United States
3 UltraVNC Executable 58b1e12fd6d2f3e2
896c0d2a45137b30
cf61f589
849789631a1179a5
ec1e15b7deef1694
Yes 1.0.4 1.0.4 United States
4 UltraVNC Executable 2c5c33cd05e8e75d
10391b7dbde0afcd
7d1b58f4
17e690af647bfe60
5525d092999a7bf7
No 1.0.4 RC7
- jp1
1.0.4 RC7
- jp1
United States
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