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.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 June 2018 at 12:39 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable c086581744c96dfc
d7f59c2a82f7d97c
739772ed
03cc7b77abc0144f
6554e58d8383c869
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.39.19.187/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d611333e967b2bc2
b29f8252f200f5d2
85eb3e18
bb8c2adc66a58764
345ee6b015064a1a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
156.217.101.221/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 0695fdd4303841f1
eb38cf512cbc4d40
1529bdbb
d8d912d498ce77d0
d98d026b778ed29f
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 181.66.169.99/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a9fd8e9c7c7076fe
a5e58be69abed529
03fcccef
7014dc3e19f174d7
415436aa8a2eee4b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 June 2009 at 1:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 644ed1e4926bbae8
b88d37d6158d7aae
ff4323f1
57a78e4f3ad7d079
429973662683ff55
No N/A N/A India
2 N/A Executable 1bde3e4c866b9d68
6a64500d2ca7c8b1
3cd3269a
0cb2672d2dc3f011
03d2b6d9d120aa16
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 1bde3e4c866b9d68
6a64500d2ca7c8b1
3cd3269a
0cb2672d2dc3f011
03d2b6d9d120aa16
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.96/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 40a774f42fae2322
9e730da85d1dee33
1241e652
20fdf6f3a9d20b4f
52ed03af14284f26
No 4.00 4.00 United States
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