How to Remove “zoombrowser.exe”

What is zoombrowser.exe?

Originally developed by Unknown, zoombrowser.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as Zb Module and it belongs to ZoomBrowser EX. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • zoombrowser.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 zoombrowser.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove zoombrowser.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.

3. 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.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 10:18 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable f762d0f73fe64309
3c50fd9b125dc3a1
49355586
89dc9b2eff4f7849
0e2df65682d71966
Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 4.6.0.32 4.6.0.32 Portugal N/A
2 N/A Executable 107559d106369c25
1c75dd25ef058245
d8bd32e2
cbd0a5644b29b4cd
3027f3d0432e029e
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 10.0.0.20 10.0.0.20 India N/A
3 N/A Executable 632c133557e0b8a3
507cb758340899b6
9f43b8c1
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.6.0.27 5.6.0.27 Thailand N/A
4 N/A Executable 245644615775e9ff
abbb4a47d620c6c0
094bb60d
N/A Virus.Win32.
Virut.BF
No 6.1.0.20 6.1.0.20 Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 3:41 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable a75ef52f4fa1b5ad
072dd677cdcabaa9
793b7b9e
7c8831c6bf00a1bf
683087fcf93e9fad
No 6.4.1.11 6.4.1.11 Japan
2 N/A Executable b9772d4995e3b1a2
a304986954fadfb3
2168f2a9
52fe3a7d73fac9d6
d3e9b8930f8c84b4
No 6.2.0.29 6.2.0.29 Brazil
3 N/A Executable fadfcefbe624a8ee
0da103936d7d9e74
a9c66890
N/A No 4.6.0.32 4.6.0.32 Italy
4 N/A Executable 46fd8b309676c5cf
678a6c31d1d5adab
4d56a27d
N/A No 5.1.0.41 5.1.0.41 Brazil
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