How to Remove “Unlocker.exe”

What is Unlocker.exe?

Unlocker.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Empty Loop. It is associated with Unlocker application. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after Unlocker.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Unlocker.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Unlocker.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the Unlocker.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Unlocker.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using Unlocker.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove Unlocker.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 February 2009 at 4:01 pm
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Name
Digitally
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Product
Version
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P2PWorm.Win3
2.SpyBot.0
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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ddb852b7
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Unclassified
Malware
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3d50b5c6
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Packed.Win32
.MUPACK.~KW
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net
DreamLair.
net
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 11:54 am
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Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 62e6b0416ef03c1f
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c341c51d39b82c2d
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No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 9f87f449aa25feed
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3eacaec7
0ed06220bc07ec9a
5d8807f9d5c0d9f0
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 2d71137121698fe5
427d912dc14dfbf4
604775f4
4ba85f844c752931
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Yes N/A N/A United States
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9d781f3f
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