How to Remove “NTOSKRNL.EXE”

What is Ntoskrnl.exe?


Ntoskrnl.exe is a legitimate file,  and also called as Windows NT operating system kernerl its developed by Microsoft Corporation for windows  NT operating system.  It is responsible for hardware visualization, memory and process management. 

It is commonly stored in  C:\Windows\System32, Since it is very essential file for Microsoft NT Operating system the malware programmers or cyber criminals wirte the different types of malicious program and named as Ntoskrnl.exe to make damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with Ntoskrnl.exe  malware?       

When the internet connection is highly fluctuating, or if you find that the ntoskrnl.exe file taking more cpu memory or if the system performance is very low, or if it redirects to some irrelevant websites or if you tend to get any unwanted popups then the system might be inffected by ntoskrnl.exe.

To confirm the same, go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab  and right click on the ntoskrnl.exe and check for its location, if the location is commonly stored in  C:\Windows\System32 then the system is not affected by ntoskrnl.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by ntoskrnl.exe malware.    

How to remove the Ntoskrnl.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
 
Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
 
Step 4: Restart your PC.
 
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Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.
 
Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
 
Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the Ntoskrnl.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 24 October 2011 at 5:57 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable eb0ab635a2eb0b92
322082642a15d86c
89c63696
e610049f1499ab17
fc25ebacaa9496fa
Virus.Win32.
Sality.Q
No 5.1.2600.5
755
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.090206
-1316)
5.1.2600.5
755
Poland N/A
2 N/A Executable 0c0554b6eee9f5d3
2fd4e3a290c4eca3
aa590d1c
adcc997f3c36dcbf
4af2ab832c1ef47f
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable bad516ef8f7fe67f
ca5ed05eb0e899a2
43e82190
8f5bde41cb0a7513
920572fee1612006
Virus.Win32.
Sality.Q
No 5.1.2600.5
755
(xpsp_sp3_
gdr.090206
-1234)
5.1.2600.5
755
Poland N/A
4 N/A Executable 916d94f6cd1e8e2e
2db57ac800b1f326
d9c7be9a
93f3bdaa3c631ab2
58b9488701a70d4b
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 January 2009 at 9:54 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d0e62ec0a5c0bfb7
d598d8b2b2a2427f
d10937bc
299dbb6626cffaad
6d7705d13864b0f7
No 4.00 4.00 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 88d75ed79cf6ee8d
89577bcc5599686f
312bf99b
8083608c6e134340
775bd6d8b19b1b97
No N/A N/A Bulgaria
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7e4707f061e47274
22985e2f468e24cd
a642e9cd
7b7e456006df420d
257d5f51b956daf0
No 5.2.3790.2
771
(srv03_sp1
_qfe.06081
6-0135)
5.2.3790.2
771
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e0a0fa141fbce0da
c0dbe7ea24a8eefe
4697118a
cb6681c4e5c9328c
d48f63f10c95becd
No 5.2.3790.4
478
(srv03_sp2
_gdr.09031
9-1204)
5.2.3790.4
478
United States
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