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: 22 October 2013 at 11:22 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 70480639a47d45a3
5c314d188f154eb7
c4adbf04
4eb944717a6e8aa2
414d807968235057
Virus.Win32.
Sality.P
No 1, 16, 2,
2
1, 16, 2,
2
Taiwan N/A
3 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 02dcb86080f8c736
a4a21a8e6b666886
1dd67980
e566cdb78757dc47
1afc44cd6719db3a
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No 1, 18, 0,
0
1, 18, 0,
0
Turkey N/A
4 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 43de3447085ad863
7a4d65392d27afba
ab2c8477
26b9e6f38b80e745
6101e9804549ff92
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1, 18, 0,
0
1, 18, 0,
0
Philippines N/A
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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 aecf4703dad32551
383bbc2c8539be03
913a46e9
49a2f9c2be41fffd
d02c37ff97a126f2
No 1, 13, 0,
0
1, 13, 0,
0
Germany
2 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable 5b76eb2106495cd8
f7cfe7b24d360705
8ca2e67e
6f0aa3cc6b15a887
c3f3f598a9fe4546
No 1, 14, 2,
2
1, 14, 2,
2
United States
3 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable cd9b0838e0957eca
7725bbeb0c96a3a0
8b61801f
29c6401dabdef4c2
eebb350dfd32a518
No 1, 16, 2,
2
1, 16, 2,
2
United States
4 Brother Industries Ltd. Executable aecf4703dad32551
383bbc2c8539be03
913a46e9
49a2f9c2be41fffd
d02c37ff97a126f2
No 1, 13, 0,
0
1, 13, 0,
0
Russian Federation
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  • 32 items per page
 
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