How to Remove “BitComet.exe”

 

What is BitComet.exe?


BitComet.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Bitcomet. It is associated with program BitComet - a BitTorrent Client. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after BitComet.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the BitComet.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove BitComet.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using BitComet.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove BitComet.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 February 2011 at 7:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable be14b627e829bd4e
af66c1364265628a
a7d5c541
7a142f9914115cd3
4977d4f59bfa67ac
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 www.BitComet.com Executable 92426e0cc3e38b11
d9bf769da7e6454a
831baeaa
08e152a578ff9655
0521eb4edb362fd7
Heur.Suspici
ous
Yes 20110111 20110111 Internal Submission N/A
3 www.BitComet.com Executable 2330bcc4318b044a
93ced4c761ff1073
f893aa17
75958d880458fa41
975a0807ba714b7e
Heur.Suspici
ous
Yes 1.29 1.29 Poland N/A
4 www.BitComet.com Executable 80d4d2e01c54bd9c
d539df235d286ad6
1a6d4d0a
4cc546fd9b73625a
e5992d2dd9797da2
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 1.20 1.20 Gabon N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 6:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 www.BitComet.com Executable 75e51b16e63d7dbd
8c6810e59efec6fd
462a10aa
9b228754e3205fcb
86b5ecedd7cf4412
No 0.70 0.70 Internal Submission
2 www.BitComet.com Executable 1dff9ffe99063022
664b2e93d6b08411
1cdb385e
de85dbc6596fc19b
b984dac27936094a
Yes 0.88 0.88 United States
3 www.BitComet.com Executable f5ae6dea0bb5d960
ea0ccc16d0a1d0b6
5f9f65df
e94166aa48c3e9e4
fa5c7499015b8d33
Yes 1.00 1.00 United States
4 www.BitComet.com Executable ebd7d3a12dcbd670
80550290d90be179
f37067d9
2a48dd8dc46aacaa
0fe042c4bbf4487c
Yes 1.45 1.45 104.236.253.252/32
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