How to Remove “MRT.exe”

What is MRT.exe?


mrt.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Microsoft Windows. It belongs to Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tools and was developed by Microsoft corporation. This tools scans for the malware such as virus, trojan, spyware in the background and removes the detected malicious files and finally it reports the malware issue to Microsoft. It is commonly located in C:\Windows\system32.

Malware authors write malicious programs name it after MRT.exe to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with MRT.exe malware?                                
 
MRT.exe virus might cause your computer to slow down by taking too much CPU memory.
 
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
 
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside the file path c:\windows\system32, then you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.
 
How to remove MRT.exe malware from system using Comodo 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: 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 MRT.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 January 2019 at 4:04 am
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 014cb0036ce5722c
7c40687adcfcce77
14e7a334
b3c7cac90924db74
44207b211b4f8cf3
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.15.10500
.0
5.15.10500
.0
156.217.101.221/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable fce48684e03e199c
fc048fe618d121e2
d1cc455c
8cc397775a58f865
47205e279bfcbfb4
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 3.20.5000.
0
3.20.5000.
0
Portugal N/A
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