How to Remove “WINNT32.exe”

What is WINNT32.exe?

WINNT32.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Stub Loader for WINNT32 setup program. It is associated with Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.

Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after WINNT32.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with WINNT32.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with WINNT32.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • WINNT32.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible WINNT32.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove WINNT32.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

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 WINNT32.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 April 2008 at 3:48 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b1023001e99ef13f
889deb017377932c
36c0e804
4d62857bedd41146
dea5bd5114585f00
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b24fad6e4e004a4c
8e04aab9daebb081
4b2f9bf2
f7ace6d0543eedad
2fbc5887c07cabd7
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 63288ecb78a8ff21
0ba0eec8178ae3c7
91ed4315
ef1661bc7b768c61
78ff862912a1ffca
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Turkey N/A
4 Microsoft Executable 93aaedc97ab25cdb
7a7d4b2d0111346d
5b75efe8
6d4b7a42584951d9
6081fae51894f05f
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 10.224.1.117/32 N/A
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35

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 3:10 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable bb7e6edb82505a7a
8195c56b8a347fb3
122a1dbf
e4595389a8823738
7fd17fceaa6fc837
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 06019f16a0dc219d
f1e69b52e3178a57
d14a1dc3
642c90c4d4c3283a
c9866109c6e24995
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Philippines
3 N/A Non-executable 7cd55b5856b2275f
e8dd2142d9607225
927f96c4
4c159a9c6eac9567
8de57b755ab80733
No N/A N/A United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1071fded73e932fe
c863e442d09373ea
2532af44
70be4040f92964a6
bc0d5487dff74981
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 Internal Submission
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  • 32 items per page
 
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