How to Remove “UNINSTALL.EXE”

What is uninstall.exe?

uninstall.exe is a legitimate executable file popularly known as Safe Connect Uninstaller. It belongs to Mozilla Uninstaller developed by Mozilla.org. It is typically located in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after uninstall.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • uninstall.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 uninstall.exe malware attack:

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.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 April 2019 at 4:49 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable aa75e6082644ba76
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166bd992
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ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable a242e7d2057af1ae
ebd5871246cd336b
27cbfdbb
128927eda5ed82ea
4c8167c35f225255
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Europe N/A
3 Torch Media, Inc Executable c91b609143eb5c0a
c77cb9c7d0e3b85e
17200a1a
40053009aac41978
bec2265b93462b33
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 55.0.0.121
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55.0.0.121
37
169.159.82.2/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 September 2008 at 4:53 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable c2413553bafa48e0
17a7d831bc2b29c5
02746661
29de173bd307db2a
cf0f027e9e9276e9
Yes N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable d64583c4d25bdb7e
06500285bd16585f
7621a36d
b10c745cc124c0b5
e47092f885a63c76
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 7978e4f9acaf3450
e8691289e6bf97ba
c2cc4a44
2737e4ac40b40aa4
46be01f76376825d
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable cae675febf84b880
bed853991495d570
013cbf26
03dbe09d902512b1
7ba960be70931a58
No N/A N/A United States
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