How to Remove “WLTUSER.EXE”

What is wltuser.exe?

wltuser.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Windows Live Toolbar User Elevation Helper. It belongs to Windows Live Toolbar, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as wltuser.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with wltuser.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with wltuser.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • wltuser.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible wltuser.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, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove wltuser.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 April 2009 at 4:01 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f681868bd7d8d7d8
b27ec350aeca88a0
03951916
0a8fcac61ea786e0
822243c4d3246815
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 14.0.8117.
0416
14.0.8117.
0416
Turkey N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 147ecac168cdf49c
34a655cd6d369817
fb2f680c
74a5bba711aac641
ed7de4888cd4bfba
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.0.8064.
0206
14.0.8064.
0206
Thailand N/A
3 N/A Executable f9224d1b54d93054
461443760bd973de
777b29dc
44119c3a15b6c612
4fd4649aa5f8b88e
TrojWare.Win
32.Injector.
AXP
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9bb0fb78e02d417e
b9f7f4d9189d1d17
fa1cee05
65735f433005f1f1
b0e53fa44558eff1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 14.0.8117.
0416
14.0.8117.
0416
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 September 2008 at 11:47 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable bc649156e5b15b12
fccc60f74a81022e
018bc10d
731f05b5c01b3ca9
b813561c0b90e722
Yes 14.0.8064.
0206
14.0.8064.
0206
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable bc649156e5b15b12
fccc60f74a81022e
018bc10d
731f05b5c01b3ca9
b813561c0b90e722
Yes 14.0.8064.
0206
14.0.8064.
0206
Taiwan
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable bc649156e5b15b12
fccc60f74a81022e
018bc10d
731f05b5c01b3ca9
b813561c0b90e722
Yes 14.0.8064.
0206
14.0.8064.
0206
Canada
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1b062132855eea8a
1fef2f74a04600fb
0e915ae5
20a098a4d12e4934
2228d3afe98eafdf
Yes 14.0.8117.
0416
14.0.8117.
0416
10.224.1.59/32
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