How to Remove “Locator.exe”

What is Locator.exe?

Locator.exe is a legitimate file. It is used to store the data of Remote Procedures, and also called as locater or Remote Procedure call locater. It belongs to Windows NT/2000/XP. It is commonly located in C:\windows\system32. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write malicious programs and name it as locator.exe to spread infections via internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

 
When the system performance is low or the browser gets crashed, it is high time to check the task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and then go to the process tab and right click on the locater.exe to find the location, if the location is C:\Windows\System32 then the system is safe and secure, if the file is located anywhere else then the system is affected by virus.
 
How to remove the locator.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?
 
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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the Locator.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2010 at 2:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1ffb6220a272bc04
3bdc73e6ab9a6849
2c49b295
616575540fe197e7
f7920acceab85735
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Algeria N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 016840ec0bf6a433
322a7e4bc32f8cc8
3808369d
113ba424c963bf83
0c850df2936f5407
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
106.79.48.136/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b9dcd1bb2d5687c4
a6dec553e88ae423
814f47ad
d8e112b6d902724b
3616d41517ca9dcd
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
197.32.154.130/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 718cde813dee62d8
9eb2a492ec3a0a1b
606fe75d
7aea01f046f376d7
973b25c9eefcdecf
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission N/A
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25

Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 9:31 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d9a504cd04440c45
cfb9c63d80ac6f1c
d7752017
N/A No 5.00.2195.
6136
5.00.2195.
6136
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 09e39f728f7d72a1
5f0923cdff773394
cf1f12cd
f46c457840d4b7a4
daafee739ce04102
No 6.0.6000.1
6386
(vista_rtm
.061101-22
05)
6.0.6000.1
6386
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable af52bf4d1ff3c6a2
4db9dee3548aaadb
3d6c611f
793f04a09b15e7c6
c11dbdffaf06c0ab
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
10.224.1.116/32
4 EnGenius Technologies, Inc. Executable d206c5f59c4bab83
1c840c390735e8ef
78c44a3e
2aa1e9c8bbfd7ab9
fdb8d196476024fe
No 1.0.1 1.0.1 Internal Submission
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