How to Remove “vptray.exe”

What is vptray.exe?

vptray.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Symantec Corporation. This process is known as Symantec Antivirus and it belongs to Symantec Client Security. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after vptray.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with vptray.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 vptray.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 vptray.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 vptray.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 vptray.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 June 2008 at 11:29 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 7d872eea023d31aa
7d10e99b1827ef59
abb0c226
53ce4edb9023cec5
cb65e56f5221a28d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.0.0.359 10.0.0.359 India N/A
2 N/A Executable c19f8bf9c1ff2ad9
4fddd219fb56d5d4
0f57db3e
fec271e6e9055259
7553f00b5bd593f2
TrojWare.Win
32.Powp.C
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable cffe499644375ccd
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850ec0bb
98f6ae9631dc3548
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EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 10.1.7.700
0
10.1.7.700
0
Indonesia N/A
4 Call Business Executable b8a3ae58d3d86d13
18bc4d836f9d71b7
e772bc06
48153e25cabe1d86
5226a0fc80e8a8cb
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.NMV
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 1:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable f07fcbaf2aa02611
a1f58612de44c2a1
ab6512cd
0fd8e0ebf96ebaaf
8ef05d04c7f0692d
Yes 9.0.0.338 9.0.0.338 Brazil
2 Symantec Corporation Executable a83caec50f156dad
e4455e5b8ba9d8d6
93605632
c0d4fb139e6b2f7a
acde5722d570a62e
No 7.50.00.84
6
7.50.00.84
6
Taiwan
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 1d2c93c15dbec67f
6ab0e4b82948aad6
4a7ca08a
37c028178a6758b4
80165b31248cf6a4
No 7.52.00.90
3
7.52.00.90
3
Italy
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 8835280897f80f4b
c6a3821e74f2b517
f1119cb0
cb39ff6e60a7b3ef
4917b1e3b8c69aac
Yes 10.2.0.224 10.2.0.224 Pakistan
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