How to get rid of the comparevers VirusSometimes the comparevers file may cloak a virus, e.g. Microsoft found HackTool:Win32/MicroKMS or, as the case may be, HackTool:MSIL/AutoKMS, as well as Kaspersky found not-a-virus:RiskTool.BAT.Agent.g. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with comparevers.exe
The comparevers.exe process is also known as Core Versions Compare and is a part of CompareVers. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of comparevers.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Core Versions Compare has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Core Versions Compare has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- comparevers.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module comparevers.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about comparevers.exe Core Versions Compare
comparevers.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Comparevers.exe is found in no folder.
The file size is 0 bytes.
It is no part of Microsoft Windows. Comparevers.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 81% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find comparevers.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about comparevers?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall CompareVers
To remove Core Versions Compare from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate CompareVers in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if comparevers.exe (Core Versions Compare) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Core Versions Compare. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Core Versions Compare or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or comparevers.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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