How to Remove “xpsviewer.exe”

What is xpsviewer.exe?

xpsviewer.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as xpsviewer.exe and it belongs to Windows Operating System. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after xpsviewer.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with xpsviewer.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

  1. Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
  2. Go to the process tab and right-click on the xpsviewer.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove xpsviewer.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove xpsviewer.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove xpsviewer.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 January 2010 at 7:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4b8cab07a4d9a02e
a7c3c2d25b879d5f
dbbfe31d
8f3c34a7e7e48433
fd51d932d00f9154
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.0.6920.4
021 built
by: GDR
3.0.6920.4
021
Brazil N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 52cff7f22f13eca6
06e69c123a254255
134c760c
5c69ac897114dd72
fb74ecfa44670e15
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 3.0.6920.1
427 built
by: SP
3.0.6920.1
427
Turkey N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 890f2fa480f7b6d3
705cbadd0b4ac353
90ebf42f
5b4e16bda1a12168
767d56c9fa39b4ba
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 3.0.6920.1
427 built
by: SP
3.0.6920.1
427
China N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 750c1e269f32d5b9
a9d1d8605c425c0c
b23991bb
d3f1aa71a0d5d49f
e28f50684bacdd90
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.0.6920.1
427 built
by: SP
3.0.6920.1
427
India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 9:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3dc04359513b59f5
166754e67acb5086
0464867f
2fd5e4be84f6a8ee
56679ba2f88d62ae
Yes 3.0.6920.4
021 built
by: GDR
3.0.6920.4
021
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 34f433a39b348fad
a0306b0b797bd82f
a65cd754
2f77dfdf77a4183a
13c731503d2f3d93
Yes 3.0.6920.4
206 built
by:
VistaSP2GD
R
3.0.6920.4
206
Finland
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c8d260faaaf38936
334f2c10008a89d5
8a141ba3
d2552aae81031c42
fa26e19aa9a5e04e
Yes 3.0.6920.4
000 built
by: QFE
3.0.6920.4
000
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 620667e427483310
7eaa01c144db588e
aeab2f38
702adf75ef41d099
0dee176f74048e14
Yes 3.0.6920.0
(vista_rtm
_wcp.06102
0-1904)
3.0.6920.0 10.224.1.62/32
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