How to Remove “write.exe”

What is write.exe?

write.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as KeePass Professional Portable (PortableApps.com Launcher). It is associated with KeePass Professional Portable software developed by PortableApps.com. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after write.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • write.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 write.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:\Windows\System32, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove write.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 write.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 February 2018 at 2:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a509f235472463a3
70253a22e76133a7
94925070
371cd6eb7e6b3fd6
c52ac97257690e1d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Morocco N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 90156151bce41e01
db6ae17973c704cf
f0afc78b
3aca5588fadea1aa
284fba583b296fb7
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Lao People's Democratic Republic N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 85ace51e9b392630
d07b549a727ac71f
b8000e48
0278f3ce0156c3a1
80bf9d27f231652d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.210.227.105/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e3877dbef2ef202b
3b10a734bae7d083
f64da5f3
424346ae79b83c40
62de3337bc2cf6a8
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
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12

Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 July 2011 at 11:30 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2d13edcc4080357e
cc4c56a8da41dcea
f1a98c61
9ead022492244531
a9220bca5b7a05d2
No 10.0.17754
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17754
.1
Sweden
2 N/A Executable de6e7b5ad9238e12
63e8157d6b7bdd24
d039f6ba
37f626e1858a176a
0d817b9540c3de1c
No N/A N/A United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 033f6f3033be0c1b
469cbadd59ad58e7
cfcbcc87
26a17e26b6a64ce2
e67a62b251f484c3
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 27cdeb38a5582693
6d5b55f549844473
98c5d996
73e19be0e0ecd886
16b5762f621b0226
No 6.3.9600.1
7415
(winblue_r
4.141028-1
500)
6.3.9600.1
7415
United States
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