How to Remove “winvnc.exe”

What is winvnc.exe?

winvnc.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as VNC server for Win32. It belongs to software UltraVNC and developed by UltraVNC. It is commonly stored in C:\progaram files\. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious program and name it as winvnc.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with winvnc.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the winvnc.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the winvnc.exe  and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\programfiles\ files then the system is not affected by winvnc.exe , if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by winvnc.exe malware.

How to remove winvnc.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove winvnc.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 September 2008 at 1:04 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 UltraVNC Executable 7f3c35d85c96ff90
3844feaf1aed010a
34119c40
77de6bb7c680776f
a67a5646072b7fed
ApplicUnsaf.
Win32.WinVNC
.~kwa
No 1, 0, 0,
18
1, 0, 0,
18
United States N/A
2 UltraVNC Executable a0be2a05dcbcd029
0cd9750a40e5a19c
5cf1f698
a5c7d4f6a0a5729d
7ec01808dc4cdec2
ApplicUnsaf.
Win32.WinVNC
.~kwa
Yes 1, 0, 0,
18
1, 0, 0,
18
United States N/A
3 RealVNC Ltd. Executable 3ea438e2f62e26b2
5663eb698c1e1ca1
1c9856f3
b84873b030e66ddf
3964a31793bb4211
ApplicUnsaf.
Win32.Remote
Admin.WinVNC
-based.~GGB
No 3, 3, 7, 0 3, 3, 7, 0 United States N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
29

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 July 2009 at 10:01 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 UltraVNC Executable 4339133faae8315a
c9aa7ac1c264b935
f4e5c401
10037ac9b551d311
f30910645a3d2446
No 1, 0, 0,
18
1, 0, 0,
18
United States
2 UltraVNC Executable ba96bb918e7147f9
c0bdbb90e7385445
7599686f
b17f6c400c50af4d
39d5c6938c90766a
Yes 1, 1, 0, 0 1, 1, 0, 0 United States
3 UltraVNC Executable fc9c17f6134c94df
a7df77057b398562
65657818
119ff5efdaa13d88
bbc911568e475f15
Yes 1, 1, 0, 0 1, 1, 0, 0 United States
4 N/A Non-executable 0182964c2dd18b5e
d77acdd9aac54fa3
d863c545
2d2f4350782ae64b
88facdd460264f12
No N/A N/A United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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