How to Remove “Drwtsn32.exe”

What is Drwtsn32.exe?

Drwtsn32.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as DrWatson Postmortem Debugger. It is associated with Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after Drwtsn32.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Drwtsn32.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with Drwtsn32.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Drwtsn32.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 Drwtsn32.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Drwtsn32.exe malware from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

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: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 Drwtsn32.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 October 2011 at 8:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 200f13cef64c8441
268a7224cebb7e72
a07745f0
efc2fd2ef2c0f1e6
01faa5445ad50788
Virus.Win32.
Virut.q
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Taiwan N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 93ffb0c752d87f11
9a24b4432913eefd
d287dabe
bf4cdf908b39230a
14d58d0de6a0b48f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 156.198.33.15/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0ed3f9ed8c56d649
0c6c5b5f1cd9209c
a9d30ce7
426a41117333b84c
3a9982906e7ea6b2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 197.38.155.43/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d0fcb0a10f1bbe46
90282263fde25473
3b8aa52d
32e5a05bdf3e8734
f686b095ab3057df
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(XPClient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
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12

Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 July 2009 at 6:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 591691611bf9bcc7
ec6a355dcce6a30d
caba97ca
f7337c4bfa86c22e
ad1995dbcf3e912a
No 4.00 4.00 United States
2 N/A Non-executable 791bc14921898a06
8f7a23a120c6dbb3
a3b5e989
b44d1e95a4c70853
230a2e1cd0dac0b9
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Non-executable b1b9fa209e4d4cfa
df0f09f201f8f452
11c608af
db78a65db033ec7f
76816a9bcbc63308
No N/A N/A China
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c2fcdaf979843ab4
642cdbcc944fa457
810fc102
16e5ce062c3f59e4
518502548c097deb
No 4.00 4.00 United States
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