How to Remove “aeinstnr.exe”

What is aeinstnr.exe?

aeinstnr.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Application Performance Explorer Instancer and it belongs to Application Performance Explorer Instancer.

You can locate the file in C:\Windows\System32. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after aeinstnr.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the aeinstnr.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove aeinstnr.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove aeinstnr.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

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Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove aeinstnr.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 October 2010 at 10:57 am
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Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable a6e333dab730beb4
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Sality.gen
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2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5d70ddebca01bdf4
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Virus.Win32.
Alman.A
No 6.00.8169 6.00.8169 Indonesia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 343ec21fc8992b26
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
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Alman.A
No 6.00.8169 6.00.8169 United Arab Emirates N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 August 2008 at 11:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 421e12fda28730aa
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13706702
N/A No 6.00.8169 6.00.8169 Philippines
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b2cf649f596096c9
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0d72bf06
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No 6.00.8169 6.00.8169 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable b2cf649f596096c9
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No 6.00.8169 6.00.8169 Argentina
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b2cf649f596096c9
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No 6.00.8169 6.00.8169 United States
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