How to Remove “MPTools.exe”

What is MPTools.exe?

MPTools.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Messenger Plus! Live Tools.  It belongs to Messenger Plus! Live and its developer identity is unknown. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers write different types of malicious programs and name it as MPTools.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with MPTools.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • MPTools.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the MPTools.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with MPTools.exe malware.

How to remove MPTools.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing MPTools.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the 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 MPTools.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 19 October 2009 at 12:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Yuna Software Executable 5d3e4a086a6c51e4
c78b37e905886d1f
d2cc1319
4b88b9e0002b8bfd
6b247a35b4bbe46b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4, 90, 0,
392
4, 90, 0,
392
Brazil N/A
2 Yuna Software Executable cea72c14e99be6b4
e8765622c62d008e
7a4bf325
b97af3996af7de58
b713ebc91c52d0f5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4, 85, 0,
386
4, 85, 0,
386
Brazil N/A
3 Yuna Software Executable b33e0a352924c5fa
caa26d4378a268e8
456cb968
87d99c55623c8859
e7a11774394e6e8b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.K
No 5.10.0.748 5.10.0.748 Turkey N/A
4 Yuna Software Executable 87b86912b3d57423
bb5206af41f29004
9c86fadb
10bcfc1f1fee158c
f00833dc3dbcb472
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4, 90, 0,
392
4, 90, 0,
392
Turkey N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 12:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Patchou Executable 463aa7a7557e41ff
1f020a39065881c9
f718b735
N/A Yes 4, 60, 0,
324
4, 60, 0,
324
Brazil
2 Patchou Executable c437a733a03f43e2
5be8d3214e583900
0d359b55
2d3f6e51b02bfc1b
e8afa9b5fdd95890
Yes 4, 82, 0,
368
4, 82, 0,
368
Netherlands
3 N/A Executable e71feebde5bcc8ae
9258817a8c5ce6a6
08e67f5b
5d0cd5877522ee45
f3f9079e82e75922
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117/32
4 Patchou Executable 7464fa4b770c4781
e0c57c975fdc421e
1bcdb2ad
8f6f4493f51be6c8
49402736b3ef1904
Yes 4, 81, 0,
358
4, 81, 0,
358
Netherlands
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