How to Remove “basichlsl.exe”

What is basichlsl.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, basichlsl.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as basichlsl.exe and it belongs to Windows Operating System. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

basichlsl.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after basichlsl.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by basichlsl.exe malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:

  • basichlsl.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove basichlsl.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove basichlsl.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 October 2010 at 8:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e70cc0728a8766fb
3755a23931657a27
da326f46
6f95678981b13b14
347afa63c83ac313
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 N/A Executable dd654ad56a7ae559
fc26862e5bea0d99
65dee28b
c5442529b2df32ee
8819d94b4d06a24a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
3 N/A Executable 3da419ef407d0a63
8392b36569e378e6
2e54850f
ca30be568095ce0a
c075803b40f482e4
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 February 2009 at 12:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable dd6458a961a8f378
e5fe79f18784768d
3b9a36ad
5b50e2abdb75ca2b
63ff118647d49ce2
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable a3cffcfde28c7587
772ca7c74696fd9f
b05545e0
fe9df119c47ce78c
0ca811943ab49542
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 90ba012e5f9e7af4
473a533454f69080
7fd0b1d0
cad7016edadac834
b0df8ceb29b3721f
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable fca8becfc0f57fc5
3306c27ad4ab9eed
ed8d5fc1
9d158409f20a0ce1
6c7ff06b3bba3617
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
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