How to Remove “xcopy.exe”

What is xcopy.exe?

xcopy.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Extended Copy Utility. It belongs to Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and was developed by Microsoft. It is commonly stored in C:\WINDOWS\. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as xcopy.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the xcopy.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 xcopy.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\WINDOWS\ files then the system is not affected by xcopy.exe , if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by xcopy.exe 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: 24 November 2017 at 10:50 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable bfeba8e56da35b0d
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94b75ccb659ad665
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ApplicUnwnt No 11.00.9600
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(winblue_g
dr.131013-
1700)
11.00.9600
.16428
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 1:07 pm
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Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 1bde3e4c866b9d68
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3cd3269a
0cb2672d2dc3f011
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No N/A N/A 10.0.17.131/32
2 ReactOS Development Team Executable 46b184e0d52e5284
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No 0.4.7 0.4.7 Romania
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0a49ca5b46210824
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20cf8728c55a8743
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No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
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4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 59029c0c3131eeb3
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70455ca8dddabc4c
6271a6a640efd8c6
No 6.3.9600.1
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