How to Remove “MPSigStub.exe”

What is mpsigstub.exe?

mpsigstub.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Microsoft Malware Protection Signature Update Stub. It is associated with software Microsoft Malware Protection developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as mpsigstub.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with mpsigstub.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with mpsigstub.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • mpsigstub.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible mpsigstub.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove mpsigstub.exe malware from system using Comodo Virus Protection?

Step 1: Download and Install award-winning Free Antivirus from Comodo. 

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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the Virus Protection Software.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove mpsigstub.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 December 2011 at 5:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6e7edf62c199b8c9
9311b10cf9fc0fef
7ea6fa7b
61ccd83335f57094
668789ca8a953357
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 10.3.1781.
0
10.3.1781.
0
Mexico N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a128e47a2d47b8f7
190105cfa47a8dcb
6049108c
c4e629257519bff6
6a12362574df3416
Virus.Win32.
Small.l1
Yes 11.1.3927.
0
11.1.3927.
0
Vietnam N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7c433828c31c094c
e93b4d61f38320ed
c7f18b22
f4d7a83659faf8a2
fb25c510111c9d93
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 1.1.15500.
1
(7441348e1
50aa731343
1092451d6d
7724c16126
9)
1.1.15500.
1
United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6ab2e877a61845b4
0da22650bd8d6e82
99a8dcb8
1c0b6aeb58815e7e
b0c9d80e57f316bb
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 11.1.3927.
0
11.1.3927.
0
Bulgaria N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 October 2010 at 8:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 097bd83674c60b51
185b4a0aa3e0257b
e9ee93d7
efd3fd9742acd479
5deec4f2a5c826d8
Yes 11.1.4406.
0
11.1.4406.
0
10.224.1.55/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 44e134d2391d18d2
9ba2974586012a29
0ac1f990
ed1320fb0c578e1f
7ac4fe836cca0824
Yes 11.1.4340.
0
11.1.4340.
0
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7f84efb13a3c3b6f
a1f29d9152a36757
4b24f723
4aaa1e82e6caf444
08f03a0b015445cd
Yes 11.1.4816.
0
11.1.4816.
0
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ad1d024cfd03b65d
2085c60d8ac3fcae
5fe93133
ca240f1376a30bf6
8b138b70db2a8f4d
Yes 1.1.14406.
0
(6c99aabc2
ba58a8abec
23e3d9776d
121b259af5
f)
1.1.14406.
0
United States
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