How to Remove “xpm.exe”

What is xpm.exe?

xpm.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as GNU Image Manipulation Program Plug-In. It belongs to GNU Image Manipulation Program and was developed by Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as xpm.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with xpm.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • xpm.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, 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 xpm.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with xpm.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing xpm.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 02 July 2010 at 1:27 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 4723817a4dc1e54d
9613c35b0a9b63f5
3ff71106
548e90ec0f1c80a2
18e085bdcdc8035e
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDow
nloader.Phab
eload.D
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable f1a29bf3596e3f86
f207463b76b16b3b
66b963cd
e060d0a4fbc387c5
627d0ff06662be3a
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No N/A N/A Germany N/A
4 N/A Executable bb25fca33b89fc35
c7d0129da0d7f4e6
53f0f1ef
717822e5b59b8b3c
c40d415f5f15a297
MalCrypt.Ind
us!
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 March 2009 at 8:47 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 13f822d4d41b75b0
04a538bacdd322f5
49970eac
aebd900a45302eea
99c9964d84605da3
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable cc766d897f2b08ea
09408e6d15f844fd
72fa3af6
36a7f896ade6b79c
9adfc5b68dff297f
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable e7bc01225d2a7220
8f78d9ec45a59e39
d97f5830
944266a8417a8d24
c5ed53d8f243a997
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 39348163ffb9f5ce
b07e389295627bbf
f165e5ac
2557133fe6f6578a
506c5107323b0dff
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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