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
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable efa99a94ae374eb0
3da427cf16e8cd62
fcf61251
44b7088fed9db3ff
c68fedcd2cf81f5f
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
2 VIA Executable fbfb88ec1ec0dbc5
612a004a35bf5cfb
54ea1204
597194f4dc569757
d634777042fc1e22
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1.0.0.0 2.0.0.0 197.43.216.121/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 95307504f75f9003
f7334d1f4853b93f
b212d5ff
d46d07b97eb988c8
9ff0b86008271e86
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable 1f568bb45185e906
6cc60b6a6dedb05d
c30b35fb
f14d9ea55295cc46
2df437a205f37631
Packed.Win32
.MUPACK.~KW
No N/A N/A Internal Submission 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 b263610ffe98c49c
f23c3699783d1e9b
74e0a5da
5543b829e5611201
3c212539070765e2
No 1.0.0.0 4.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 VIA Executable 1ddd0056aedd7d03
2d30de96eff8e175
8051179b
N/A No 1.0.0.0 3.0.0.0 United States
3 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
4 VIA Executable b263610ffe98c49c
f23c3699783d1e9b
74e0a5da
5543b829e5611201
3c212539070765e2
No 1.0.0.0 4.0.0.0 10.224.1.116/32
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