How to Remove “WinStyler.exe”

What is winstyler.exe?

winstyler.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by TuneUp Software. This process is known as TuneUp Styler and it belongs to TuneUp Utilities 2011. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of winstyler.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by winstyler.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the winstyler.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from winstyler.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the winstyler.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with winstyler.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove winstyler.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

5

Malware Entries

First Seen: 09 July 2010 at 9:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0b2bf683155df850
29976f0632f8e4e1
15643154
fbf883e4326144e4
28f3d9790f49edc5
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Egypt N/A
2 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable 5bc693457e645eca
daa4c962bc900536
d8bc8558
d971798d8ad927d8
bc60dd8e54fee737
Unclassified
Malware
No 7.0.7992.2
28
7.0.0.0 Russian Federation N/A
3 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable f42c8b1b9139cdf1
9325bf57e0cbc2e9
f675dba9
54c7111924fdba2c
40370226ff7ea268
Unclassified
Malware
No 7.0.8002.2
67
7.0.0.0 Kazakhstan N/A
4 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable d155f2a255d21214
07c24ab8839fa61b
53f7dae6
0f96c367b8a4d821
b001b9690519c0e4
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 6.0.1255.2
39
6.0.0.0 Russian Federation N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
26

Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 June 2008 at 7:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable 36a3ae5c89b79f6b
6d4cce47a35ca491
4d19f364
6945d055246f7492
7e83c00ed40eb63c
No 2.0.0.451 5.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable 2998310adda0222e
fee3456022c3bbcc
aee6c46e
6239d947bb4bf94f
860ecce8b95576d3
No 6.0.1255.2
39
6.0.0.0 United States
3 DaKirsche Executable 04529ce4cad2433c
6df986cf55742300
bbe68195
abd3e7a77d7c2364
ad8996d3c0508ab1
No 1.0.1.7 1.0.1 Internal Submission
4 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable 58363ca1a460cc47
4a4aca496b76c7ac
ec931d64
491db56a8451637d
276c8640ae1f683f
Yes 6.0.1255.2
39
6.0.0.0 United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced
Endpoint
Protection

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Free Antivirus protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security