How to Remove “KBoost.exe”

What is KBoost.exe?

KBoost.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as TypingMaster Satellite. It belongs to software TypingMaster and was developed by TypingMaster Pro. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files.  The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as KBoost.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with KBoost.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the KBoost.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the KBoost.exe and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Program filesfiles then the system is not affected by KBoost.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by KBoost.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing KBoost.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: 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 KBoost.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 07 April 2012 at 9:45 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 TypingMaster Inc Executable fa504d6aab6786a7
0973b464ebe86ba6
5c0fdd0b
c5f21759791ad3a9
a5c1c6631fe33a65
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 7.1.0.802 7.01 Pakistan N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f06455a40f8579d6
6f7839e7a3b68d5a
403297a5
1651f599556456e8
55d7f0fe3cc704c5
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Pakistan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 1:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 TypingMaster Inc Executable a46b2e53d04e2c8b
0ca262897c274edf
5cc8c2d1
19e4ba1c7aa02b8a
c250859d217c78d3
Yes 7.0.0.743 7.00 Internal Submission
2 TypingMaster Inc Executable 8b6d1fb2ddf5db1f
4e84c65183acca03
c7e827f8
cab8fc406c9a2966
a529c13aef5f69a7
Yes 7.0.0.707 7.00 United States
3 TypingMaster Inc Executable a2a3cd9339c7dd51
09e49cbe5356e533
faf72631
8e2568e701db85aa
76d9994b78aa5f46
No 6.3.0.569 6.30 Internal Submission
4 http://ksutil.tistory.com/ Executable d517b3820fa482d1
369d0bdc30a51eb0
432bb9dd
0d2177e544ab33b4
ca472720e7ac32fa
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
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