How to Remove “zipexestub.exe”

What is zipexestub.exe?

zipexestub.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as ZipExeStub.exe and it belongs to Microsoft Visual Studio. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of zipexestub.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by zipexestub.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 startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • 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 zipexestub.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.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from zipexestub.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the zipexestub.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with zipexestub.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 September 2011 at 8:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e05aa50c256a59b7
6088a87db09a2aa4
bfafc95b
e25ba88e5879e730
73762a0227481f18
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 8.0.50727.
4039
8.0.50727.
4039
Brazil N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 November 2008 at 3:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b4a895c279b6900e
60cb5e90cdd5a6e9
b79828af
69aa866258d8c730
bf1feffeabe57fa5
Yes 8.0.50727.
42
8.0.50727.
42
156.221.75.84/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b4a895c279b6900e
60cb5e90cdd5a6e9
b79828af
69aa866258d8c730
bf1feffeabe57fa5
Yes 8.0.50727.
42
8.0.50727.
42
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b4a895c279b6900e
60cb5e90cdd5a6e9
b79828af
69aa866258d8c730
bf1feffeabe57fa5
Yes 8.0.50727.
42
8.0.50727.
42
Philippines
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b4a895c279b6900e
60cb5e90cdd5a6e9
b79828af
69aa866258d8c730
bf1feffeabe57fa5
Yes 8.0.50727.
42
8.0.50727.
42
Ukraine
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