How to Remove “vpreview.exe”

What is vpreview.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, vpreview.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Microsoft Office Visio Previewer and it belongs to Microsoft Office System. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

vpreview.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after vpreview.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with vpreview.exe malware?

If your system is affected by vpreview.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • vpreview.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove vpreview.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove vpreview.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 April 2018 at 6:00 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 6d36fa669aa044aa
47edaa24b76492ed
3d9a42de
414b33cbc8538bda
5d43c09d27769b5d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
2 N/A Executable 4827a10de57897d7
913ef6234e18f589
e42acd2a
c89b379f46aa28f9
f768ef7810ac1d63
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Portugal N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0e083977f3afc2ec
fa2912309a283326
c83dd426
fe18a5ecb2663a27
964e1a70e07b48e2
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 14.0.4750.
1000
14.0.4750.
1000
181.131.131.103/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 94ac3251c92cb0fd
9c8d3f62321f2bf8
94b0f0e8
e677ebc5714423c1
fc390c16c5a6d28f
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 14.0.4730.
1010
14.0.4730.
1010
197.185.110.210/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 June 2018 at 1:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 73871bd580a6963d
fee48271e3e5c43e
bf5af432
bfd92001aa6d645c
fb6416fd46f2f2d8
Yes 16.0.7369.
2120
16.0.7369.
2120
United States
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