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: 30 December 2009 at 12:07 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e65f51765bac4e94
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1cc4f02c
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A China N/A
2 N/A Executable 46ddb0cef6edaa39
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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 8c0e855dc82ae97f
23cc76ebb9976023
d22608c5
32394ffd42e05009
1f0ce9f31689ecd4
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No N/A N/A Germany 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 bac6fd5839a055af
a5a29ea162944438
988a537c
98d5663c1bb29794
d0ab40b20e67a191
No 1.0.0.0 2.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 VIA Executable c2ae447c859e4ea4
33b9eb5eb0b1b661
027a4f9f
82122c679d267336
bc3589d6886db3f5
No 1.0.0.0 2.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 6a2844724928c6d2
cba70b7c19a2cbf5
4dba389f
9f7155ee453b37c1
a9bac7a591ad92d7
No 3.5.1.0 3.5.1.0 France
4 VIA Executable 8c1f16a4cb887ebc
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b9d3e64e
a5cd9194b3eca1ea
e69dd1c54b78332d
No 1.0.0.0 4.0.0.0 Internal Submission
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