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: 31 October 2015 at 10:32 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a0b7d50cc8859813
1ed63a7332e0e0e1
13711652
5fb032970ddc3b28
15df5285bb940d9c
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 30 March 2009 at 11:57 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 4919b4f857fbd570
606a489a603a2e1f
39337e4e
7165975cdda89292
d09c2a03e5b27c55
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable a2133a3031a387ae
a873c7293561e8c5
f0708465
6941816f7057e322
39d70d6060fbfa63
No N/A N/A United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7b260d44f6c95360
fef1cf6d1cc76def
9ea9d1ac
43cd58a858e66bd2
ae000ba43e214d3a
Yes 2.12.2454.
0
2.12.2454.
0
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4711229d361e882c
a29ca70be8e8db09
aae4b963
a9b5d2b2c87c2642
17b65cb0ae89dd93
Yes 4.13.6701.
0
4.13.6701.
0
104.236.253.252/32
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