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 N/A Executable 4bafa084cf4d8add
555c87288ff1aa96
d7d110ce
b10ab1de1661f767
1902bea566174f74
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Greece N/A
2 N/A Executable bb1712641a6af40a
ab9b09a12fe65b4b
96199246
4e3745ae88c81c48
c4902df5f13d3ec8
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Greece N/A
3 N/A Executable 61882e06c2cb1230
7d91ad49351cdd73
923a33f1
02b7d38c3047a33b
4874af34fc0fd293
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Greece N/A
4 N/A Executable 6946f8d142dacc19
df000418719c5ac1
5dc78950
59a385ff6c153363
2bc2112ab1f9f54f
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil 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 Google, Inc. Executable 4e4cf982c923f074
227ec3db0720cf86
cbb7f2c5
08b5596b3c2071d8
a1d28d8239da6ea7
No 1.0.12.344
3
1.0.12.344
3
Internal Submission
2 Visicom Media Inc. Executable ccb6489cb12862fe
9a6a8fe01342b582
925c6c6e
6e0ccb97cf8e4def
891d4356c6275eff
No 1.0.0.26 1.0.1.38 United States
3 ZbSoft Executable 7ee50600ee169eb5
efa9f055ff6afb35
818e2fa2
523e49946eb7527d
19b10e1bc84b5c05
No 2.0.85.156 N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable c2413553bafa48e0
17a7d831bc2b29c5
02746661
29de173bd307db2a
cf0f027e9e9276e9
Yes N/A N/A United States
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