How to remove the flec003 virus

Most antivirus programs identify flec003.exe as malware—for example Symantec identifies it as Trojan.Lodeight.C, and Microsoft identifies it as Worm:Win32/Bagle.gen!C.

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Flec003.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with flec003
Flec003.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as eMule belongs to software eMule by

Description: Flec003.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The flec003.exe file is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 4,771,844 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 5,165,060 bytes or 2,557,956 bytes. 
The program has no file description. The program is not visible. The program uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. Flec003.exe is not a Windows system file. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). Flec003.exe is able to connect to the Internet and record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 69% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify flec003.exe related errors

Important: You should check the flec003.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving flec003 issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active flec003 process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the flec003.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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