How to Remove “HijackThis.exe”

What is HijackThis.exe?

Although the name sounds intimidating, HiJackThis.exe is a legitimate file by a company called TrendMicro. It is not an antivirus file either. It is used for overseeing the entry for Windows operation system. It is, by default, located in c:\program. Malware programmers write virus codes and save files replicating HijackThis.exe to spread malware on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

Step 2: If you notice HijackThis.exe located outside the designated c:\program, you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the HijackThis.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 February 2009 at 9:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 23878c633c05dcd5
30dd55f4d533a7b8
c07df385
2614b42be932ebca
737b9c9e1b3e6b3b
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No 2.00.0004 2.00.0004 Portugal N/A
2 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 8a10ea174a6c800f
1838b989449ad899
28c00741
9b103d2acce00806
5f71ca7978b5ba91
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 2.00.0002 2.00.0002 Brazil N/A
3 N/A Executable e28c04e90d19ef67
401f6c6e82bd4702
b6813b5b
a766d9554a287a68
9aa7bc102d832f08
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 Trend Micro Inc. Executable e0e13f9234658841
2f8742170c6cfb1d
d8042198
817e091381fcfc36
3b9d528f31723dc2
TrojWare.MSI
L.PSW.Agent.
je
No 2.0.0.0 2.0.0.0 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 2:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 1ac255b76ef692ea
6c09d4840dcd28c6
7c5d6bfe
e8269245566be948
f6a219135b434160
Yes 2.00.0002 2.00.0002 United States
2 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 6ebbb54156e21ac2
0c27ca1fb8b3ddca
cc919fa8
c4ca7416a6df6d95
075f81d9e3b41ad1
No 2.00.0002 2.00.0002 Internal Submission
3 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 6ebbb54156e21ac2
0c27ca1fb8b3ddca
cc919fa8
c4ca7416a6df6d95
075f81d9e3b41ad1
No 2.00.0002 2.00.0002 10.224.1.116/32
4 Trend Micro Inc. Executable 1ac255b76ef692ea
6c09d4840dcd28c6
7c5d6bfe
e8269245566be948
f6a219135b434160
Yes 2.00.0002 2.00.0002 Internal Submission
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