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.
 
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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 ee8195b5c5b816b5
15efbbbfc782e4c2
f3f04f80
661ba8ad84d9533d
ba4775ffb805fdea
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5da037d28ad8a4be
236ffc50e7587723
acc9b4bc
25c543855bbe015e
ae1d82930701e229
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
31.215.252.6/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a2582919d8d7dc91
bbbf79aa44c6a15d
d05a5334
ad3d1857909bc8da
e3509a3eaffe0e43
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.39.190.1/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 18 September 2008 at 11:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ff42151d0d719008
b8b7ee7f6eb0b8f9
00ad307b
d978b60227d9f6fc
5c6e3fb5097e85e1
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
2 EnGenius Technologies, Inc. Executable d206c5f59c4bab83
1c840c390735e8ef
78c44a3e
2aa1e9c8bbfd7ab9
fdb8d196476024fe
No 1.0.1 1.0.1 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a4db36bc2770b1fa
72b99da30aaea14f
830ba86a
a8ddfffba3f655c8
2ab5d4a249e4d414
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 005a1045ba6b675e
a050e9314548817d
2f75181d
494f40c7b3fa2767
6750d2291ef7b441
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Internal Submission
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