How to Remove “bitsadmin.exe”

What is bitsadmin.exe?

bitsadmin.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as BITS administration utility and it belongs to the software Microsoft Windows Operating System. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of bitsadmin.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by bitsadmin.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 bitsadmin.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 January 2012 at 7:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8992d79ede5daa07
da758e8642135be4
0d1e8028
1afd34c43561c838
1ec53af9b172d1d2
Unclassified
Malware
No 7.5.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
7.5.7600.1
6385
169.159.80.62/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f8f5704524e89d7e
ae2d35be5c2b1000
4d92a0e4
c93ce0e8857bc83d
521259ea4826d95f
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.CG
No 7.5.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
7.5.7601.1
7514
Europe N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a0f5b6800db01a03
1fda9525bc0633e3
0978a5ce
55972a3791cc1885
64131479611db3fa
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 7.5.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
7.5.7600.1
6385
104.129.18.139/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 836fcd1df3a50cbe
27d6fb6f76b0fdaa
1ca23dd2
f4fbab0a29cd7959
5b02bb7dd66a1095
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.6.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.6.2600.2
180
156.197.120.246/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 06 March 2009 at 12:07 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 20822754e83c605f
a73131d42c44a064
1e3472c1
aa6da383c2b8e0c8
cce3eee077b9877f
No 7.8.17763.
1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
7.8.17763.
1
China
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b8fa0d7f0c2cff4f
75574ac0908dbdf5
14437670
ccec34d43e2b5cdf
84b90e3cc373c4d0
No 7.8.16232.
1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
7.8.16232.
1000
Germany
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c1249081db47ebb0
39c53b0bf27e1199
6322792f
7037436deb05beb4
1e3285ef7d9d2a2b
No 7.8.17755.
1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
7.8.17755.
1
Japan
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable d4906dcc6e9fbc31
c07b59fa0e73b9c1
e8e4d8aa
eba711c53c39af6f
c6f5edaf342fb07c
No 7.8.17755.
1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
7.8.17755.
1
Japan
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