How to Remove “xpicleanup.exe”

What is xpicleanup.exe?

xpicleanup.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Mozilla Foundation. This process is known as xpicleanup.exe and it belongs to Firefox. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of xpicleanup.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by xpicleanup.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the xpicleanup.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 February 2018 at 1:36 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Mozilla Foundation Executable e213dc5b710c36d5
31971196b82fc43f
e7c4be83
8960afac4eab26c4
66a0dcda022f1b4d
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.9b3pre 1.9b3pre United States N/A
2 Mozilla Foundation Executable 7381fb87b3a33d92
856e15da0b62f1a2
d6ace70d
62fe749318b7e76e
06880c8e6532466b
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.9b3pre 1.9b3pre United States N/A
3 Mozilla Foundation Executable 541ef1f83f7e9711
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69de963d
99023184ef4bb5b7
22b7db5b980c0dd6
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.9a6pre:
2007062501
1.9a6pre:
2007062501
United States N/A
4 Mozilla Foundation Executable 7e4b80d648941aaa
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961f945f
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90be328db2547b04
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.9a7pre 1.9a7pre United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 September 2008 at 12:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Netscape Executable 502ebcbf5f228a88
19c12416e1468985
871966ec
b643add42d6f45f6
01eaeea2fa93f3a5
No Personal Personal United States
2 Mozilla Foundation Executable a8730377412c6d36
4443dcd929a3cbc5
12852dc2
72916817cd49ea5e
c1f7a5fdb52bc61f
No 1.8.1.18pr
e:
2008091720
1.8.1.18pr
e:
2008091720
United States
3 Mozilla Foundation Executable d27671abcbe90b55
bde05ea59888bc1d
8d755922
349e781ffac57ad2
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No Personal Personal United Kingdom
4 Mozilla Foundation Executable b20dfc6dfe851eb6
7355672aace2c119
9935d5d0
03e5567ad53e8afa
43622cfbf45bab26
No Personal Personal United States
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