How to Remove “vprotray.exe”

What is vprotray.exe?

vprotray.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Symantec corporation. This process is known as Tray Application and it belongs to Norton Ghost. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after vprotray.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with vprotray.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:
1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the vprotray.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove vprotray.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove vprotray.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove vprotray.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 June 2010 at 4:26 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 649f5b8da5116816
4a36791d20d458f8
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Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 14.0.0.248
15
14.0 United States N/A
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7c738d221aab56d7
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.0.0.248
15
14.0 Indonesia N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable c215c7ad821fa8b4
4c1b8e35b7d0896e
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.0.0.248
15
14.0 Algeria N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable d38479b842c2be5a
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512323b4
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.0.0.248
15
14.0 Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 July 2008 at 2:43 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 087aafa27b235ecf
774643a73448fe4a
659c191e
7f232f51427036f7
af6a6806257422ec
Yes 15.0.0.356
59
15.0.0 Italy
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 303e38ad807f7f99
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6aea07c4
9121d79377461f48
92d59173c3072d25
Yes 12.0.0.203
52
12.0 Italy
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 087aafa27b235ecf
774643a73448fe4a
659c191e
7f232f51427036f7
af6a6806257422ec
Yes 15.0.0.356
59
15.0.0 Thailand
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 3141d2879f8b838b
60d2c444aff62b74
db153c2b
85598963db3ccda8
538ff75579aff46c
Yes 12.0.3.247
11
12.03 United Kingdom
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