How to remove the iecheck virus
Most antivirus programs identify iecheck.exe as malware, for example Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan.Win32.VkHost.dsx, and F-Secure identifies it as Generic.Malware.SFHYVdWkg.7C46EECF.
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Iecheck.exe file information
The process belongs to software IconEdit2 by unknown.
Description: The file iecheck.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 108,544 bytes (87% of all occurrences), 91,136 bytes or 492,544 bytes.
The program has a visible window. There is no file information. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you are having problems with iecheck.exe, you can completely remove IconEdit2 (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
Recommended: Identify iecheck.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "iecheck" is not required to run at start up. Integrity checker for IconEdit2 icon editor. It serves for IconEdit2 internal tasks only and can be safely deleted from the system if you are running the latest version of IconEdit2
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as iecheck.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the iecheck.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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