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 Free 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

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 12:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable e6460f088ab8f1eb
a52cce9f83e6e9e3
2d44f880
5c242b63f1dace31
7eccd64b6e9239d1
Yes 13,0,0,206 13,0,0,206 United States
2 Macromedia, Inc. Executable b2f674f3f7007371
c42d2bcf09b83958
5ea20b61
12719eddaab9caee
f28c6e58192f594b
Yes 8,0,24,0 8,0,24,0 United States
3 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable da52ab3e629720ad
f6c6a3a8f4d47d77
7a2425a7
43c6acdfb92a18c3
e516e6bd5f1acd51
Yes 10,0,32,18 10,0,32,18 United States
4 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 50b75b1be9a440c5
4aa9d73d2e6a3886
a7cea87f
c9848467eaec8eb4
a9fe224cbcac26c0
Yes 10,1,85,3 10,1,85,3 10.108.55.52/32
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