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 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
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2f53eec18f34b20f
d69258ae9767f694
2a29657e
398378cfd3cec4d0
fdc6347900bec9b5
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 156.220.2.23/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 64cfde8884f2bf4c
6266cd43ef017fc4
32203da5
13f7413134064ce7
3c13b92497c98201
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
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11

Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 October 2010 at 7:53 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 028f234534683f4a
e4bbf83482101a85
af49768f
557ab52b77eb82a0
c8df60b91e78c887
No N/A N/A Romania
2 N/A Executable 0a2f2bd17b99ce2b
4f2d5ce15a339532
857e9413
ba394ffc90da42bb
b951d1bfccdff437
No N/A N/A United States
3 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
4 N/A Executable 45fcd0664a4f3bbc
f251b1135183c938
3e1ad2d1
16b8c07eeb8d4c88
9c6ced7c10147d89
No N/A N/A United States
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