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: 07 October 2011 at 3:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Executable 17bab05cc2345989
fd4c71b12f2ca709
85e45f1f
032803371b682043
f8d9ae18eda541bf
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.OSKB
No 1.00 1.00 United States N/A
2 Igor Pavlov Executable 2ca8d53d974b876a
eaa926e894ba4f45
232d70e7
8f8357c805990d55
17534ff2362b7b3b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 15.12 15.12 105.107.205.132/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 6946f8d142dacc19
df000418719c5ac1
5dc78950
59a385ff6c153363
2bc2112ab1f9f54f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
4 N/A Executable c510d794ad821817
f800f27951ad9f37
1aa671d0
5a0794173ace0103
7e39e1784cafae9d
Virus.Win32.
Grenam.B
No N/A N/A 197.210.226.110/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 July 2008 at 8:13 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Visicom Media Inc. Executable ccb6489cb12862fe
9a6a8fe01342b582
925c6c6e
6e0ccb97cf8e4def
891d4356c6275eff
No 1.0.0.26 1.0.1.38 United States
2 ZbSoft Executable 7ee50600ee169eb5
efa9f055ff6afb35
818e2fa2
523e49946eb7527d
19b10e1bc84b5c05
No 2.0.85.156 N/A Internal Submission
3 Carifred Executable 9c53ea193fe55a8b
5e232ea3b7ce3294
2cca8179
cde6ccc3414a2918
a0cd04de7e38ed48
Yes 1.5.0.0 2.3.0.0 10.224.1.59/32
4 N/A Executable 200962e3d1ff2f1a
1c8f8e50034463b8
58fa27e9
b2522dd80f04ccd6
77af6e3a6414f17c
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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