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: 16 February 2018 at 3:46 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 Microsoft Corporation Executable 01cd14eb5d7ac1ed
c3554e797e4e2538
80a1324b
0f88a64d568d3afe
d07aa3d6ac51c25c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.38.12803
.0
5.38.12803
.0
United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 529dbcae268b279b
6e18b504b7373bb3
fba2ab5a
84b3609b9d2ea27e
b2e9f3adade5a24c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1.0.3.0 v1.03 Kazakhstan N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable bc4d1a26702fe1e0
04efcba8c565055b
a05fb64b
47c68ee68d7ee155
d553fe64a7c34617
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 4.10.6402.
0
4.10.6402.
0
United States 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 a1570c8e5517c8e2
3f8e355d31841999
c05bc9f1
d1685b01915da9b2
134dee3354c6698f
Yes 6.9.9902.0 6.9.9902.0 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable cefff1443fde9787
e256b36c56485029
9b367e77
628f87288466fbc0
826ffe97b33d0b5a
Yes 5.25.11502
.0
5.25.11502
.0
United States
3 MRT laboratory Executable a91fd2687be85f5f
036f02342cdb40ba
55e08a43
9806f890c043a20a
f98df6f5ccd40bb7
Yes 2.0.0.0 2.0.0.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 281073068a5aaa58
0846cb3bda5ea5ae
2c24301e
044b2daa02a9f2b1
a0455d6c56c18560
Yes 1.21.1628.
0
1.21.1628.
0
United States
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