How to Remove “Lockoutstatus.exe”

What is Lockoutstatus.exe?

Lockoutstatus.exe is a legitimate file from Microsoft Corporation. It is a combination command line and graphical tool that shows lockout information about particular user. It is typically located in c:\program files\windows resource kits\tools.
 
Malware authors code virus programs and replicate the file name to look like Lockoutstatus.exe to spread it on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

 
If you notice your PC suffering in speed and performance, take the following steps to check against a possible virus attack:
 
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
 
Step 2: If you notice Lockoutstatus.exe is taking too much CPU usage, or find it located outside the designated path at c:\program files\windows resource kits\tools, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.
 
How to remove the Lockoutstatus.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 the Lockoutstatus.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 February 2011 at 12:16 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Executable 7529d60c949713f5
b0d097f7f29660e5
79ef9c49
082d7cb6a3fa759a
39e066a8cc35f5dc
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 0, 0,
50
1, 0, 0,
50
United Kingdom N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
6

Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 March 2009 at 8:31 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2ba65ac14bc70fe6
496f22f2e6a2403b
37613a57
7d1f8eb96344261b
225e80ac241ef10b
No 1.0.0.60 1.0.0.60 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Executable 4bca4c03ed3447be
f5c662c81ea99c02
094ce6b4
449e3183e893eedc
bb72f5c935c31dd0
No 1, 0, 0,
50
1, 0, 0,
50
198.20.167.84/32
3 Microsoft Executable 4bca4c03ed3447be
f5c662c81ea99c02
094ce6b4
449e3183e893eedc
bb72f5c935c31dd0
No 1, 0, 0,
50
1, 0, 0,
50
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Executable 4b97c7ffd4c22030
84057b45b4fe294e
a187bcb9
3072e09d6d79e393
a197391f3826dd82
No 1, 0, 0,
50
1, 0, 0,
50
Internal Submission
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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