How to Remove “Flash.ocx”

What is flash.ocx?


flash.ocx is a legitimate process file popularly known as Adobe Flash Player 10.0 r22. It is associated with Shockwave Flash developed by Adobe Systems Inc. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as flash.ocx with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS
 

How to determine if your computer is infected with flash.ocx malware?



Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with flash.ocx malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • flash.ocx occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible flash.ocx malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove flash.ocx malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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 after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove flash.ocx malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 October 2019 at 4:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Macromedia, Inc. Executable d02a1229db58a411
4805676ba4a9897e
230604e9
60d6ed386b333313
72e75abaa11a3385
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
Yes 7,0,19,0 7,0,19,0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 1:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable fc3087d8acb839e4
cfcf14c9982c0e4d
8a1c7109
8afc17155ed5ab60
b7c52d7f553d579c
Yes 10,0,22,87 10,0,22,87 Internal Submission
2 Macromedia, Inc. Executable b1d64035d9ac7df9
e85be92725592eff
4bcab629
f7e435d02f7a4812
0b746e33254a70bc
No 7,0,19,0 7,0,19,0 Internal Submission
3 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 42ee7911ed91a630
22b8efcdd66c7bf3
ebc30cfd
8526159459173a13
4881e655ac13d0b3
No 9,0,115,0 9,0,115,0 Internal Submission
4 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 8e25cca089e859b2
ccb7372cd7977c82
a40d10cb
30b1d0d476739845
864b31db3d678476
Yes 26,0,0,151 26,0,0,151 United States
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