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!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 March 2017 at 7:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable fb80b2fbf4903a63
723f3245076d690b
14a3171a
84f7bd1da803c696
84f01c157c42943a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.0.1255.2
39
6.0.0.0 Venezuela N/A
2 TuneUp Software Executable 2f8229c54333fe05
c557c9a98be25399
e15a7a80
5841d7a48364edd4
a4185318de18087f
Virus.Win32.
MadAngel.n
Yes 9.0.4400.1
6
9.0.4400.1
6
Myanmar N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 August 2012 at 11:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 DaKirsche Executable de0d8fd1a5402923
93346dc3f653c2e1
144dcee3
8fb0582e77ea100f
70ab37619014a852
No 1.0.1.6 1.0.1 Internal Submission
2 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable 7cf53477ba5a157b
a6db388aeed9c784
6cff182b
5bb60f1fb7338f2c
04bf409382c52613
No 1.0.0.271 4.0.0.0 Internal Submission
3 DaKirsche Executable e762bacab29841e1
7df2c1625cc24c82
349aa15c
2107d5c7b565603a
58d2aca458b4e82f
No 1.0.1.4 1.0.1 United States
4 DaKirsche Executable 4c7989ec1e5bba86
ce4ec516ba042a29
d4b5cda8
a15bdd80b9a17ba4
5ac755760a373082
No 1.0.1.5 1.0.1 Internal Submission
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