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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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 December 2008 at 6:29 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 N/A Executable 255ed2a09a24093e
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No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 840f290da59d140b
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666c0000
c06af5ff996f6cf3
5dab8a00061b255d
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Executable 5892410aa1bae454
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No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
4 N/A Executable 3b85eaee13f7505c
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7a63faa4
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No N/A N/A United States
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