How to Remove “xlicons.exe”

What is xlicons.exe?

xlicons.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Xlicons.exe. It belongs to Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • xlicons.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 xlicons.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, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 November 2011 at 8:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a4ca3a0af00b9ef3
5f212b40a3ad82f4
561b8796
d4a3c272cbb0e0ca
31ca65b3db865f0f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A 151.236.166.215/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 89e970d941aae630
a23e54578e0ed65d
b256bf97
b3f4b297cad20cba
6d0f963dc8cb1de8
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 5d8887fcb103bd96
1cd72e56c73de9fd
60705fe4
9d1e2edd2be3b547
b40e81ee3085b21c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Egypt N/A
4 N/A Executable 4018d66ffd024931
e3badbeee981b278
53a5a9e3
5b329b15f2908996
bb498376dc7bb5b0
Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No N/A N/A Italy N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 July 2010 at 12:20 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 060c94ad7e200f93
968ce5540499625e
20ee5b09
6054bdfd40f44ddc
d1e8d8ee42084f81
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 605f84a509491e07
375a6d8f8cb384f8
c3d86b97
cb1337f35451adc7
fc5cd9aac3133362
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 136e1e672f1d3dd5
cfe3b69f9baf8bac
8b847120
4ba6116a63c53a64
aaf044bcca71feda
Yes N/A N/A 10.224.1.59/32
4 N/A Executable f819e23d389b0dc2
9bf3c2d75eedd496
5c2cdc9a
68aea30ec27eeba2
da8525ca4e9da113
Yes N/A N/A Ukraine
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