How to Remove “xfire.exe”

What is xfire.exe?

xfire.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Xfire. It belongs to Xfire, developed by Xfire, Inc. It is located in C:\Program files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as xfire.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with xfire.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with xfire.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • xfire.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible xfire.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, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove xfire.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove xfire.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 February 2012 at 11:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Xfire Inc. Executable a4937622da7e4faa
b7fee87a7969b6fb
7d9028c3
797e3711ef3fdd3b
4353a4df3721b8a9
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 13133 13133 Russian Federation N/A
2 newyear Executable fa4cf8089fc31128
154fb494523f1e02
b189844a
67f2e7ffbd68462d
660e399c3f06bc9e
TrojWare.Win
32.Qhost.fi
No 1.00 1.00 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable c75a416f9e6069f5
4a9a73a1bf10752d
70d2eacb
5cf1203a6166be76
32e747d6dcb559fd
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanSpy
.USteal.CA
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 Xfire Inc. Executable 4d8ac2064a3a8f20
de9ed71d5429fdf0
aee12b73
f283fea6891c8fc0
156877aef93cf3fd
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 13133 13133 Philippines N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 January 2009 at 3:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Xfire Inc. Executable f2991bbfef7b6804
b9ab64d371e35439
e90b2ff4
62580531ec515bbe
bf5f62fc90f4808e
Yes 13133 13133 10.224.1.117/32
2 Xfire Inc. Executable 9c0b76878a2cb28d
adbdd4ed40650bed
c13c3507
a170d378f1353c9c
f07243d25eea3563
Yes 13133 13133 United States
3 Xfire Inc. Executable 0a78336612003a2f
8b94df108ab9f850
a751458a
823f692d6d583af8
a3469423f1202ec2
Yes 13133 13133 United States
4 Xfire Inc. Executable 652d40c48946a4de
928a7e2931aa3d5b
4ce94b15
23ee3480dc7b046b
47be5a5b0ce662e1
Yes 13133 13133 Czech Republic
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