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

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 009e5d7961e538e6
bff6d82fa2edd461
8d9c7720
154014553b6cebfb
8528d1f0a2dbadd2
Packed.Win32
.Aspack.AB
Yes 8.12.0002 8.12.0002 United States N/A
3 Golden Bow Systems Executable f6c00e7844c1224d
8f47ffd64e4003ce
956b3d47
f7d3d540ddecaf65
2aca0021ae013cb4
Packed.Win32
.Aspack.AB
Yes 8.16 8.16 Internal Submission N/A
4 FreeRyde Executable c2744a7181aaff09
fc7c5c6900a25fe9
17750456
02a69fa4da1ea032
ad086de391792863
Backdoor.Win
32.Poison.~A
B
No 9.21 9.21 Internal Submission 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 N/A Executable 713aca6345d977a9
e6b80d3415ba6693
cb90b2e5
d891fc000b7665c4
5b7c114a3854767e
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Golden Bow Systems Executable 956b53a59855ea86
0a4986d2428c29f0
4185baeb
c7e0feebb6541f63
6524517c40cee1aa
Yes 9.04 9.04 India
3 N/A Executable 55a1aae5c0911682
bd414b49543b486f
84b469a5
7e9915b8719b80aa
463b2f28423b3817
No N/A N/A United States
4 Golden Bow Systems Executable 22fec2c2ae317eb9
1f1c1ef7bf290e35
eb6330f6
1dee5661200537a5
99d6187e85075ad5
No 9.03 9.03 Internal Submission
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