How to Remove “NTOSKRNL.EXE”

What is Ntoskrnl.exe?


Ntoskrnl.exe is a legitimate file,  and also called as Windows NT operating system kernel 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 virus to make damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS


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

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 infected by ntoskrnl.exe virus.

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 virus.    

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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Malware Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 24 October 2011 at 5:58 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 a5dd1f7518b7715b
5d805de1b190eedc
35b24cbe
670496d785910ee3
1a76884cc597ad6f
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 0328020bbda54c8b
31678729f35da40f
b44ed04e
34b81e865c4e88cd
47890c046441f862
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable fd0bec884104ac76
5f642376197a1ad7
743c03a6
38a2c841f8ea0d89
a271fa0421081ed9
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

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 90cd28da32abea23
863048adc9aeed7e
40c36014
85dc1614d3b5e7bc
972f4828bddbd9dd
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1be179c07d9d8bb9
54b675d5a733912d
8ca31134
708797a6a86ef22d
f0face7cedbe638e
No 5.1.2600.5
657
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.080814
-1300)
5.1.2600.5
657
Internal Submission
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