iclose.exe and mscup2.exe Removal

by on May 9th, 2009

iclose-mscup2ICLOSE.EXE is a cloaked Malware and Mscup2.exe is Trojan/Backdoor. iclose.exe performs the following behaviors:

  • The Process is packed and/or encrypted using a software packing process
  • Found on infected systems and resists interrogation by security products
iclose.exe File Name Aliases

iclose.exe can also use the following file names:

  • MSCUP2.EXE
  • BV2.EXE
  • ICLOS[1].R
  • MSCUPDATE.EXE
  • DC2.EXE
  • 56392955.DAT
  • 14844564.EXE

iclose.exe Removal

Go to C:\Documents and Settings\PC User
PC User is your Windows User Name or profile. It can be Administrator or what you choosed while Windows Installation.

Remove following files:

  • iclose.exe
  • mscup2.exe
  • iclose.log
  • mscup2.log

Kill this process from the task manager and windows startup. It will be running under the name of ieupdate or iclose.exe.
For startup options Go to Start -> Run -> Type msconfig -> Hit enter. Go to Startup and kill the process.

Use some good antivirus software e.g. Kaspersky Internet Security.

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