How to Remove “UNINS000.EXE”

What is unins000.exe?

unins000.exe is an legitimate executable file popularly known as Setup/Uninstall application. It is associated with Skype messenger application which is developed by Skype Technologies – now a subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation. It is typically located in C:\Program Files.
Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after unins000.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with unins000.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with unins000.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • unins000.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible unins000.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove unins000.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus Software?

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: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the Virus Protection Software.

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 unins000.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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First Seen: 12 June 2011 at 12:00 am
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