How to Remove “vopt.exe”

What is vopt.exe?

vopt.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Vopt. It belongs to Vopt 8.17, developed by Golden Bow Systems. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • vopt.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 vopt.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\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 September 2008 at 6:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Golden Bow Systems Executable 1be7efca43011c73
3913106b1306f939
9edd37ab
a50a5210ff686017
ec10216f403e5433
Packed.Win32
.Aspack.AB
Yes 8.18 8.18 Internal Submission N/A
2 Golden Bow Systems Executable 4853d3e364e5efbd
527020e060305cda
9ad7f0b8
5846f5776ab769da
e0896888eb1e2fc7
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.NS
PM.~gen
No 8.00.0006 8.00.0006 United States N/A
3 Golden Bow Systems Executable 4853d3e364e5efbd
527020e060305cda
9ad7f0b8
5846f5776ab769da
e0896888eb1e2fc7
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.NS
PM.~gen
No 8.00.0006 8.00.0006 Russian Federation N/A
4 FC Portables Executable 9da31299ca46c6d0
dc7ed5d4bcfcff9c
96db0af4
a959fde6a56c9491
0fc455e5f8b0f090
Backdoor.Win
32.Poison.~A
B
No 9.21 9.21 Italy N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 July 2008 at 1:20 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Golden Bow Systems Executable 5c28ee0ac0ee33c4
4e000162b9ae4bdc
bb0d056f
c5d521e7500843c1
49e3efe398831cbc
Yes 9.08 9.08 Internal Submission
2 Golden Bow Systems Executable be34f1765b681fd9
d751f6213757a7c1
ad285baf
c129a067b2af72e4
cc2451aca60b13b3
Yes 9.21.0001 9.21.0001 Internal Submission
3 Golden Bow Systems Executable be34f1765b681fd9
d751f6213757a7c1
ad285baf
c129a067b2af72e4
cc2451aca60b13b3
Yes 9.21.0001 9.21.0001 10.224.1.22/32
4 Golden Bow Systems Executable 265b9cbd435abe39
2d893293a42ca248
4410fc75
89b9ab7e2cc65230
478d291e8188a377
Yes 9.21 9.21 10.224.1.117/32
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