How to Remove “winvnc4.exe”

What is winvnc4.exe?

winvnc4.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as VNC Server Free Edition for Win32. It is associated with VNC Server Enterprise Edition for Win32, developed by VNC Server Free Edition for PortableApps.com. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after winvnc4.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with winvnc4.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with winvnc4.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • winvnc4.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible winvnc4.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, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove winvnc4.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.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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 winvnc4.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 6:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 RealVNC Ltd. Executable 69a49a0029dc113f
91ed4688faa3dbd6
61028d05
f3edc9909a02e6bc
a863eb702d37b505
ApplicUnwnt Yes 4.1.3 4.1.3 Internal Submission N/A
2 RealVNC Ltd. Executable ca40bda07b642ebf
6b5335786ec91bda
2a94c783
731ba5a12e65c74a
23ad86806920cf27
Backdoor.Win
32.Cmjspy.dr
No 4.1.1 4.1.1 Internal Submission N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 964a1b7310fa610e
7665449d7482a39c
423e1995
aa0d3d5a0be421dd
82a80db8ec91856a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United Kingdom N/A
4 N/A Executable 4eecd63ff7fff57c
0c6d60af3e4b6130
f7ebc323
c97b33bdaf4b7bd3
53f8876c4a530d97
Win32.Viking
.AG~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Malaysia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 March 2009 at 4:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 RealVNC Ltd. Executable 546662a32e07727b
f881e52f9b84ce1a
52e2cf61
8c2b14c0605faf6d
e3bbd07c9b46a218
Yes P4.5.1
(r27892)
P4.5.1
(r27892)
Brazil
2 RealVNC Ltd. Executable 2bd0183af345f257
a20e83a93a77f225
570d329e
23a628caa0de997a
7b8c37000383b682
No 4.1.2 4.1.2 10.224.1.115/32
3 RealVNC Ltd. Executable 81098332e8a01632
e018b34d8b2faa14
c17d93e1
9fdbfa013efd4438
26c9936af8f431fb
Yes E4.4.3
(r14632)
E4.4.3
(r14632)
United States
4 RealVNC Ltd. Executable 9177e9aa27e836db
7b578b30e5013b5b
dfaffe91
8b503f408b4e7f5c
8134ad6aaba6e270
Yes E4.4.3
(r16583)
E4.4.3
(r16583)
United States
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