How to Remove “Bootstrap.exe”

What is Bootstrap.exe?

Bootstrap.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Intel Services Manager. It belongs to software LiveUpdate and was developed by Intel Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name it as Bootstrap.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with Bootstrap.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Bootstrap.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the Bootstrap.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with Bootstrap.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing Bootstrap.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 Bootstrap.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 February 2018 at 11:30 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Intel Corporation Executable f00da38bed1bead5
050a2c926e8ca025
e1bc916b
572cad409912832e
26bd96cbf51da34f
Virus.Win32.
MadAngel.n
Yes 1.8.4.3693
6
1.8.4.3693
6
Thailand N/A
2 N/A Executable 02cef2d2ced71644
8bca40c6568b4295
b84eaf13
1214ef8efcf1a9e8
ab55aaf376a4462d
N/A No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 July 2008 at 12:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Mongoose Enterprises Executable a9b06efd67bff47d
3cf3c288491bced8
c0f00c2c
3e2749122440262f
0f18fc043dc1030e
No 1.2.1 2.0 10.108.51.203/32
2 N/A Executable 9cd6afbf7b00f1e6
3512c61f6ffa7197
7b3d24e8
1194f01e6215313b
19aa611977a78797
Yes N/A N/A United States
3 ゆずソフト Executable 29d9152f02640fc1
8b142f34a73d9e55
a2b2c405
d3bdbc7c89b07306
32e5d7b3947af489
No 1.0.0.0 N/A Taiwan
4 N/A Executable 9af6d585a65786c0
d8f01a6a24a9daee
0c212dc3
76a86d892c3be3c8
e29cba8d68994067
Yes 10.5.01.05
091
10.5.01.05
091
United States
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