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.
 
Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.
 
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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First Seen: 01 August 2008 at 7:43 pm
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 969bcadfd6cc13c2
2f938880e5e24ea3
aa6c855d
db499be143d626fc
8778be7e18185eb3
No 5.1.2600.1
08
(xpclnt_qf
e.021108-2
107)
5.1.2600.1
08
United States
2 ReactOS(R) Foundation Executable 2fbffe7427dc84d0
6dd0648e1b44b9ea
9c9de2f7
9bf35a2a1fa48efe
1b4edd40d0a0b09c
No 5.2.3790.3
959
5.2.3790.3
959
Romania
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 923e1624c5bc0bd2
e0c560fb399ba83b
9c7f19c9
9c97fe2951f23d11
5c18d90e1d03038c
No 5.00.2195.
6717
5.00.2195.
6717
China
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e0a0fa141fbce0da
c0dbe7ea24a8eefe
4697118a
cb6681c4e5c9328c
d48f63f10c95becd
No 5.2.3790.4
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(srv03_sp2
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9-1204)
5.2.3790.4
478
United States
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