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: 11 March 2018 at 3:16 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9e18f8123c996c8c
9f31686046c8f765
b47df22b
2f0a17a8c171b0ec
3aca25da2e43d5f2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
South Africa N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 79fe41d23646a601
7c58c50227ac4511
78057e86
8c4fcd7d31618492
3fb531ad00b8c435
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
169.159.101.194/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9f12ff77a9820137
a77602e8782f2df9
4a6fcd30
69178374c0082582
bbb4ea299364711a
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
154.237.62.204/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable add4c95de8f07f07
7a16764470a9fd75
4b8331dd
1e7162dcb37bc703
4e853f5af2ef0a32
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Egypt 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 0e9b50f2ca93273a
8ae022973e9ca280
e0bd8a0d
eb0ebd0983b8fcaa
90beba9599a254c3
No 10.0.17666
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17666
.1000
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable fdbe5d360528a528
cc9396f5548450e3
e8737220
365a48523cbc7d57
896f3ab342fcc85c
No 4.00 4.00 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 074eb65597310e4e
fad0c24ec6debc7a
f92329be
6f45921c868b3a24
aa50690bc6dc0828
No 4.00 4.00 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7e2cc7d2da54ee5d
36ff5bc959722329
83c076bb
aaed593f84afa419
bbae8572af87cf6a
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.108.51.235/32
Display 4 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 
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