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: 15 August 2008 at 2:20 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 399dca9c40666cc8
30f632a6a216d225
ede0d76f
c1fb39c38601141f
5aeabaf8406c6ab0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
India N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a38924c665d3ed49
548242d177f09113
0572b732
f4a232f75598a668
6ba1cdb7ec976777
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 11:15 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 52ae788b70d5fcb7
b9163a7377a9ee90
06915d74
64a77662e3b02e66
aa161631085f2eec
No N/A N/A Italy
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 72a01855cc78c21b
08aed3dbb16adecb
79dde7aa
b0b87a81197de28e
5ecdf1378060286f
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 Russian Federation
3 N/A Non-executable 7cd55b5856b2275f
e8dd2142d9607225
927f96c4
4c159a9c6eac9567
8de57b755ab80733
No N/A N/A United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c251d838701fdba1
ac2574303a392def
ab50dba7
c81dc388fd807629
b24f61e4c0a31f08
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.55/32
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