How to Remove “basename.exe”

What is basename.exe?

basename.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by MKS, Inc. This process is known as basename.exe and it belongs to MKS Toolkit for win32. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of basename.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by basename.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 start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • 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 basename.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 basename.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 basename.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 basename.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 April 2018 at 7:20 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable ccfc592c02976561
8500d60f4e926d38
4fdbf401
8b08e0c158f5d721
82bfc3f935c5d33e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
2 N/A Executable 7546af0d99b718e2
9d23a70b0c60cb28
a4fe71ad
7ec07ae1068fa89a
3e7c99ae0c03afb1
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A China N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 August 2008 at 6:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable e0ad1f9de56f9369
012af5df27ab095c
99d15724
6b0fce1c00e51377
907c64067b9812f1
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.116/32
2 N/A Executable 8265ca3d8b9d5f86
41c821f4672a42c2
bfe77f4f
aed8ac1ab11aae8c
1d7419413a62d44d
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Executable 1b0f5970efa54b06
dd1ffcc1fac914e1
309ffe4b
b5bb1a5dbc811c87
f6313ea4cf265993
No N/A N/A Poland
4 N/A Executable 3dfb2d8d33c155bc
f0fc69ce8173244e
9d707580
41757c0dda007026
2748ac859ea40bf7
No N/A N/A India
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