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.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

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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: 17 October 2009 at 6:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 214608b1f05f6309
81533073990f785c
b11cc6ea
676f08ffc3772cef
62d6edc71f627563
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
2 N/A Executable 7e103961c97a916e
6ebd023654c77b88
7ebb2b55
75d811c464be983f
9f9ea0aefac2d421
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes N/A N/A Colombia N/A
3 N/A Executable 241f05ef1c52b752
38662b43d54d5808
3df7fcb4
3396efd1d93c87c6
8f232da2efe83420
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Australia N/A
4 N/A Executable b87b57e6e827137e
98001ef1c1579e1d
d6769d7a
07a26ac99daedc89
090b816efc5f95d2
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 September 2008 at 1:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 48e46187e725a073
8ba34b5b29119d7f
5a6f088c
f97beaac32c05e29
332541bad2d3edde
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 48e46187e725a073
8ba34b5b29119d7f
5a6f088c
f97beaac32c05e29
332541bad2d3edde
No N/A N/A Lithuania
3 N/A Executable 48e46187e725a073
8ba34b5b29119d7f
5a6f088c
f97beaac32c05e29
332541bad2d3edde
No N/A N/A Australia
4 N/A Executable 48e46187e725a073
8ba34b5b29119d7f
5a6f088c
f97beaac32c05e29
332541bad2d3edde
No N/A N/A China
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