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: 02 February 2018 at 10:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8338e8d4100840f4
0589cda9c799d2e2
692d0973
6ebc7e6a306456ab
de165d5eccb5c81b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
197.42.213.146/32 N/A
2 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
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9287765c07047153
4fe96fc075e33b79
8be99491
25891854af66fbf5
fe511ab45760bd17
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria 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 a4db36bc2770b1fa
72b99da30aaea14f
830ba86a
a8ddfffba3f655c8
2ab5d4a249e4d414
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7e2cc7d2da54ee5d
36ff5bc959722329
83c076bb
aaed593f84afa419
bbae8572af87cf6a
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.100.19.179/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 14ea93dcc153311d
56f5008ea5ef81d9
03ecb4ee
82f5f58d7893167c
11fb3bfceea6fd61
No 4.00 4.00 198.20.167.84/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3d984e7c64841389
5766e64641e07d81
6b32a42f
10b21284b3d964ab
3dc45490e57d422e
No 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
United States
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