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: 02 June 2008 at 1:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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Version
Product
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1 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 2b1c4e29ead52e3a
96b006281cbcd601
cedd159e
98976c156497df3f
b8ab307af22237c2
Yes 9,0,45,0 9,0,45,0 United States
2 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 24f2a9b1f3afeb1a
01e4691234938e8a
0d136276
99f80ca1ebe95677
668f54cac6f4ad6d
Yes 9,0,16,0 9,0,16,0 United States
3 Adobe Systems, Inc. Executable 6a72eea0f62b60d7
1cfb9da60cab6d17
8b1fb78f
d3c50535c26190fe
ad7785a03499c0ac
Yes 9,0,115,0 9,0,115,0 United States
4 Macromedia, Inc. Executable a13901afea7304d1
50aec15c6106772f
e8dee07f
bc2872d03ebc3a8d
2a3f08d4ae900b8f
No 7,0,14,0 7,0,14,0 United States
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