How to Remove “XPControls.ocx”

What is XPControls.ocx?

XPControls.ocx is a legitimate file process developed by XPControls. It is associated with program XPStyle ActiveX Controls Pack. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after XPControls.ocx file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with XPControls.ocx malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with XPControls.ocx 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 XPControls.ocx 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 XPControls.ocx malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates 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 malwares using XPControls.ocx, 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 XPControls.ocx malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 February 2010 at 5:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable d1aed24747c40e6d
f79ea791a2bd847e
9ce1ac07
f3574c9533fe6db7
0289f2c323ae6d75
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.cuf
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission N/A
2 Mirko Marchese Executable 60968deac912b257
6c1ad09631d03a4b
61b85f35
d1ed5664bc155ace
a18be2ef61b6e4da
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission N/A
3 Mirko Marchese Executable 60968deac912b257
6c1ad09631d03a4b
61b85f35
d1ed5664bc155ace
a18be2ef61b6e4da
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable 173fb3890ccfd520
8338a89e82b8715a
d2546f82
b0761b9028829f96
221c97a8e48cb461
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 10 June 2008 at 8:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Mirko Marchese Executable 2f4c5c527311136a
824948fea719ef94
6561a1c9
92424de79bf444b0
f722f39e165b5643
No 1.00 1.00 Hungary
2 N/A Executable f3dabcebcbd1c71a
2c3e60478af78c24
972ec21f
efbded8b7676b641
d7f4b535c8432ffc
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Osen Kusnadi Executable 7cb71bc0ecefc8a3
94f6318f96bd850e
842902e7
8d7182ff40c02bff
4ba25f5640d7450a
No 1.00.0001 1.00.0001 Internal Submission
4 iB Executable 1ad869cfd9ec8616
8846768874036031
a2539783
1ec3629075464a60
9049225cc97ad5e5
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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