How to Remove “xmlspyformeditor.exe”

What is xmlspyformeditor.exe?

Originally developed by Altova, Inc., xmlspyformeditor.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as XMLSpyFormEditor and it belongs to XMLSpyFormEditor. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

xmlspyformeditor.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after xmlspyformeditor.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by xmlspyformeditor.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • xmlspyformeditor.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove xmlspyformeditor.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove xmlspyformeditor.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

  1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.
  2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:
  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use.

Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

  1. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

  1. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 October 2010 at 5:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Altova GmbH Executable 17f6fbd61d80d655
b63bf596da25940b
b20b8332
174ec25d7fac2001
7612551425e2f82c
TrojWare.Win
32.Patched.O
No 6, 1, 0, 0 6, 1, 0, 0 France N/A
2 Altova GmbH Executable a7d76ca6083f8c88
d40c2f94a82c10cc
78cb89d9
95a15ff577753994
d5e1973844b02a34
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 6, 2, 0, 0 6, 2, 0, 0 China N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2009 at 8:33 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Altova GmbH Executable ba28036a27524237
e9d5051366e46c55
84d7f37e
e0f613a64385eae9
0641ab63cbad7f18
No 10, 2, 0,
0
10, 2, 0,
0
Internal Submission
2 Altova GmbH Executable 432ffb3f1760c6c0
c1d8aac87c1a2de3
1b9cef0c
9cc061b78a0f1e7b
419fb087f0a390b4
No 6, 2, 0, 0 6, 2, 0, 0 Internal Submission
3 Altova GmbH Executable 6e7a7f187d4f7f01
5d2b4126f133c675
6ae13c60
bcf5ee062421382b
916d17d6ad4da5de
No 11, 0, 1,
0
11, 0, 1,
0
Internal Submission
4 Altova GmbH Executable 6b359116dab1dcb9
95eaa5b7c2121120
37903eb7
087e25c4bb15a3fa
a8eb92c31369fe52
No 6, 2, 0, 0 6, 2, 0, 0 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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