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: 01 July 2008 at 3:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0d89537ef2bb23f3
709827530c30e2d7
1b8986a5
1bcc8959bd7e8461
1b33162bdaf76bb9
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ag
ent.~IDA
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 TypingMaster Inc Executable 94e2676c43985a52
10fe6794400adbe4
ec1eb1cc
cb3f8e5512357fa9
1793277ff114f973
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.2.1.413 6.21 India N/A
3 Typing Innovation Group Ltd Executable 1d0ce525a3ccef2a
3039253323a8caa7
70923dd3
291e049403308c17
7a5041e85eb14dcf
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.0.0.847 10.0 Canada N/A
4 TypingMaster Inc Executable fa504d6aab6786a7
0973b464ebe86ba6
5c0fdd0b
c5f21759791ad3a9
a5c1c6631fe33a65
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 7.1.0.802 7.01 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 a5cda62d00f4376a
ea08bc2efd9cb705
25a973cb
de143492e4bb6519
52f589a2287e8cfd
No 8.0.0.815 8.0 United States
2 TypingMaster Inc Executable f33c467f53053a9d
ded64d35b07f3e5e
08299198
ce8cfdaea58442a1
ba9e2ee2251d2452
No 6.2.1.413 6.21 Philippines
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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