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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Related Resources: Website Malware Directory Resources:
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 October 2011 at 1:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable bf7c2d5c8282bd26
611cb3666efbb839
11a28963
1629bbdd69d316c1
f5bd333f4b9c2d9a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 51.49.0.0 0.0.0.0 Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Executable 7108b2a7baff660e
9a27d42c7aa4924b
4d416955
8d48cc97cfd94f64
ae42fff38815f27c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 51.1052.0.
0
N/A 154.125.87.94/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 117b7a0a849fdea0
9fe36c66b86e8bda
59bdd745
291a6b0ab2175b85
523410586af5ca0c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 51.1052.0.
0
N/A Philippines N/A
4 N/A Executable 5759a36696d2cb21
90f118591d5ff1d3
525eb9c1
d27fc68ba4c04b71
c1e9306b9f99f2bd
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 51.52.0.0 N/A Philippines N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
11

Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 October 2009 at 1:20 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 1c3f76c8b7ba39f5
27c32642a869fdbc
d9f94a80
c06d0ac364bdff41
167d75baa49659f1
No 51.52.0.0 N/A 10.224.1.59/32
2 N/A Executable d6bc34e118c946c9
77fcb26c98beaad9
1098a07f
554d3104c56548b0
84cd792d0b58506b
No 51.1052.0.
0
N/A 10.224.1.53/32
3 N/A Executable fea82f1723664567
b7c059cfe070aaa8
84459e0a
dd691c67e2c03827
1663a30035dabc32
No 51.52.0.0 N/A 10.224.1.57/32
4 N/A Executable a6ebce14f2213d8f
dc4f7eba1228bf19
3fe719dc
d711821b52f28194
f86b7c97b91096fb
No 51.46.0.0 0.0.0.0 10.224.1.57/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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