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
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7b7aea4158596daa
4b161403c5b9b18a
7340e2f4
e11ccc61ee514203
5308187f9fd7397c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.39.12900
.0
5.39.12900
.0
United States N/A
2 N/A Executable bc69f8ebf0ada90d
14f7f497ea02788e
b2b69b69
2262802fadaf1966
87d35cd787092b14
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Algeria N/A
3 N/A Executable fbdf8ef5a053fe36
2cff2d5b848a176f
84bfad16
61205cc446f158c9
bb0f9059dfcadc55
N/A No N/A N/A 151.233.203.114/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0fa52d6e1abbbb80
438a9a5b5a554902
43699db7
7c57aef6e051f64c
1ced4fa433cd933e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 3.21.5103.
0
3.21.5103.
0
Egypt N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 September 2010 at 10:21 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 a1570c8e5517c8e2
3f8e355d31841999
c05bc9f1
d1685b01915da9b2
134dee3354c6698f
Yes 6.9.9902.0 6.9.9902.0 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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