What is jpg.exe?

jpg.exe is usually located in the 'c:\downloads\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected jpg.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

jpg.exe does not have any version or vendor information.

Digital signatures [?]

jpg.exe is not signed.

VirusTotal report

49 of the 69 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the jpg.exe file. That's a 71% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
Acronis suspicious
Ad-Aware Trojan.GenericKD.31520935
AegisLab Trojan.Win32.Scar.4!c
AhnLab-V3 Malware/Gen.Generic.C2920429
Alibaba Trojan:Win32/Scar.b0574e66
ALYac Trojan.GenericKD.31520935
Arcabit Trojan.Generic.D1E0F8A7
Avast Win32:Malware-gen
AVG Win32:Malware-gen
Avira TR/Scar.avgoh
BitDefender Trojan.GenericKD.31520935
CAT-QuickHeal Trojan.Scar
Comodo Malware@#3um2zve3mx7i3
CrowdStrike win/malicious_confidence_100% (D)
Cybereason malicious.947084
Cylance Unsafe
Cyren W32/Trojan.NONE-1847
DrWeb Trojan.DownLoader27.29297
Emsisoft Trojan.GenericKD.31520935 (B)
Endgame malicious (high confidence)
F-Secure Trojan.TR/Scar.avgoh
FireEye Generic.mg.283bd5b947084271
Fortinet W32/PossibleThreat
GData Trojan.GenericKD.31520935
Ikarus Trojan.Scar
Invincea heuristic
K7AntiVirus Riskware ( 0040eff71 )
K7GW Riskware ( 0040eff71 )
Kaspersky Trojan.Win32.Scar.rscg
Malwarebytes Trojan.Injector
MAX malware (ai score=85)
McAfee RDN/Generic.com
McAfee-GW-Edition BehavesLike.Win32.Generic.dh
Microsoft Trojan:Win32/Occamy.C
MicroWorld-eScan Trojan.GenericKD.31520935
NANO-Antivirus Trojan.Win32.Scar.fmxktn
Panda Trj/GdSda.A
Qihoo-360 Win32/Trojan.1dd
Rising Trojan.Scar!8.33F (CLOUD)
SentinelOne DFI - Suspicious PE
Symantec ML.Attribute.HighConfidence
Tencent Win32.Trojan.Scar.Hqbz
TrendMicro TROJ_GEN.R04AC0PAF19
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.R04AC0PAF19
VBA32 Trojan.Scar
Webroot W32.Malware.Gen
Yandex Trojan.Scar!f4CV+G4tB9U
Zillya Trojan.Scar.Win32.113553
ZoneAlarm Trojan.Win32.Scar.rscg
49 of the 69 anti-virus programs detected the jpg.exe file.

jpg.exe removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove jpg.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the jpg.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that jpg.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer: http://www.freefixer.com/download.html
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate jpg.exe in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the jpg.exe file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate jpg.exe in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the jpg.exe file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If jpg.exe still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If jpg.exe is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If jpg.exe still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that jpg.exe no longer appear in the scan result.
Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the removal instructions given above

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Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to jpg.exe:

jpg.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

jpg.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

jpg.exe has stopped working.

End Program - jpg.exe. This program is not responding.

jpg.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

jpg.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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