How to Remove “vpatch.exe”

What is vpatch.exe?

vpatch.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Virtual Patch Protection System. It belongs to Virtual Patch Runtime, developed by Internet Security systems. It is located in C:\Program files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

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

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 November 2009 at 4:18 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e65f51765bac4e94
3020f3d182c2074b
1cc4f02c
4a37f06040f7ec3a
aefca1afa16bab85
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A China N/A
2 N/A Executable 46ddb0cef6edaa39
ef1e50580755c431
523fd251
d633d4035a675a86
bf0423d51594e089
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Slovakia N/A
3 N/A Executable 46ddb0cef6edaa39
ef1e50580755c431
523fd251
d633d4035a675a86
bf0423d51594e089
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
4 N/A Executable efa99a94ae374eb0
3da427cf16e8cd62
fcf61251
44b7088fed9db3ff
c68fedcd2cf81f5f
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 July 2008 at 9:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 VIA Executable c2ae447c859e4ea4
33b9eb5eb0b1b661
027a4f9f
82122c679d267336
bc3589d6886db3f5
No 1.0.0.0 2.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 Internet Security Systems, Inc. Executable bc2b7ab3fcecddad
df91dc7bf9db1d65
29a6961d
d101abb19bd7bbba
e0ef881c26e37064
No 9.0.226.20
75
9.0.226.20
75
198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Executable 060e16c86ad64328
a942b192a7cf0c54
82a5ed83
8de2341a1b89af22
cf6c75249a80f3d7
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 27637b8e885ae170
dab8df9838768491
7c1868db
f6a017ff578d2f2c
a4cd9a5b6f49e6a2
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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