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.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 November 2014 at 2:06 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e0b39c79e4fd9da6
6baa70cbb9d079cf
0546fd0f
9ac5bf73a5d651d2
5e9e0550b0098cfc
TrojWare.Win
32.Generic.m
gdsh
Yes 3.2.0.1230
8
3.2.0.1230
8
United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 497dce75aef5a250
8648d2b38237fed3
4cf12507
64ebe05d319b7fc8
3a1d0cfd300ae355
TrojWare.Win
32.Generic.h
okss
Yes N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 7:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 300e09528ccebea0
26ef2eb496a67d78
1a1a8d53
89bf3761f406ca0a
e777ae12db99cb66
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable aa519d2d60f5aef5
5de0d3e014ca70de
ca91a1ab
902894d144df9757
91a4554737f1b36c
No N/A N/A United States
3 ParetoLogic, Inc. Executable 9dc136938695b9fc
afe5413368890b40
06ab34d0
3075c8950ea947b8
c322e2a62caab93d
Yes 3.3.23.0 N/A United States
4 SpeedyPC Software Executable 3e7f80bdaa5ae048
2891e5e7c83e65ac
fd0d1a06
a1168c499d1321f2
c1e26ab053ce8dba
Yes 3.3.14.1 N/A United States
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