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: 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
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18

Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 December 2008 at 5:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 DaKirsche Executable 04529ce4cad2433c
6df986cf55742300
bbe68195
abd3e7a77d7c2364
ad8996d3c0508ab1
No 1.0.1.7 1.0.1 Internal Submission
2 TuneUp Software GmbH Executable 54a95a5b64082831
f592a2f46eebd8f6
bf5b627e
69673f178d29c1e4
357f88daf42aaef1
Yes 6.0.2200.2
30
6.0.0.0 United States
3 TuneUp Software Executable 7a2ce0044a1754f3
7618eef58892d63a
ff48c2b6
44d36248f40451e8
0f276f8effd64095
Yes 10.0.2020.
9
10.0.2020.
9
198.20.167.84/32
4 DaKirsche Executable 44008bcdd0cc0003
371f5d794a87d02a
f7e30b0b
01848ade5699e7c6
7d030a01a9983716
No 1.0.1.7 1.0.1 Internal Submission
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  • 32 items per page
 
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