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: 28 August 2018 at 9:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable f179e95703f3bcd2
a35925ba0952c878
f8fc8a47
bfc120177b34136a
805b025c95cd016c
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A Ghana N/A
2 N/A Executable 55370309638cca95
e028bd2d9f0d74ac
6cc9a3b3
6613bd97fe733a56
071a8f0a6b50daff
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
3 N/A Executable 0461af3ef9ef824e
fe46704523a776c1
6cad65bf
495e5c5bcfe98a8b
0031601d83ae29da
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
4 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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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 March 2009 at 11:45 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable cefff1443fde9787
e256b36c56485029
9b367e77
628f87288466fbc0
826ffe97b33d0b5a
Yes 5.25.11502
.0
5.25.11502
.0
United States
2 MRT laboratory Executable a91fd2687be85f5f
036f02342cdb40ba
55e08a43
9806f890c043a20a
f98df6f5ccd40bb7
Yes 2.0.0.0 2.0.0.0 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 71a83fddebd5e9c7
94ba5a6626f20488
56441071
d5ad6fe415664bfd
94384a30aac5488b
Yes 5.8.9803.0 5.8.9803.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8083bc14bcb053c8
441a40aa95a9e8d6
8555592b
bc6d0f0c62544d88
4fc3c66dcef744df
Yes 1.29.2258.
0
1.29.2258.
0
United States
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