How to Remove “BrScUtil.exe”

What is BrScUtil.exe ?

BrScUtil.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Brother Industries Ltd. It is associated with Scanner Utility Application. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files (x86)\Brother. The virus is created by malware authors and are named after BrScUtil.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with BrScUtil.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 BrScUtil.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files (x86)\Brother, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

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

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates 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 BrScUtil.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 BrScUtil.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 November 2010 at 12:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable b4ce884a16a3e2fa
a1faef1377e15d07
f92321c8
9b6c51b1994523d9
7e2af2bd1f306831
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1, 19, 3,
3
1, 19, 3,
3
103.225.137.42/32 N/A
2 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 3bc2ed39dd0318e6
5dc3c7dc13e37554
7bc01b15
e480dd0656c5c89d
9344627cdfddff10
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 1, 12, 5,
6
1, 12, 5,
6
United States N/A
3 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 42f8373a0eb5c0d1
a10237fc63a7199b
37c6c35c
999b989b4870a61c
5a1d15bd7bbdf1a7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 18, 0,
0
1, 18, 0,
0
Mexico N/A
4 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 5ff25ac8ec3b1b7d
bc4a80a49f010cdb
33054adc
e214636c94d690f4
ce33eba8c9d525de
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 1, 10, 4,
3
1, 10, 4,
3
Jamaica N/A
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24

Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 August 2008 at 8:35 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable cd9b0838e0957eca
7725bbeb0c96a3a0
8b61801f
29c6401dabdef4c2
eebb350dfd32a518
No 1, 16, 2,
2
1, 16, 2,
2
United States
2 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 73406a5d1535a970
f68c9851bcd6f384
c044e31a
13e900065c24b13c
1978d9cb1e67a153
No 1.19.3.3 1.19.3.3 104.0.179.213/32
3 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable aecf4703dad32551
383bbc2c8539be03
913a46e9
49a2f9c2be41fffd
d02c37ff97a126f2
No 1, 13, 0,
0
1, 13, 0,
0
10.224.1.63/32
4 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 73406a5d1535a970
f68c9851bcd6f384
c044e31a
13e900065c24b13c
1978d9cb1e67a153
No 1.19.3.3 1.19.3.3 United States
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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