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.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from bitsadmin.exe malware?

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purge out the bitsadmin.exe malware from your system.

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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 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
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4c6467f0fd0717c0
0ef060ad22b4051d
619bbd50
e6aa874a667c9951
0d707ddf7d7f34eb
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 7.5.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
7.5.7600.1
6385
Qatar N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f9c944fa2a06bf17
f16537634915d883
cbf2dcb9
0b4263cb0393d3bf
48d87ae814149824
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 7.5.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
7.5.7601.1
7514
Morocco N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 637faf2a2c6a1c8d
7238db5aa16bfeda
65b99d35
c1e1663fa6ea4ebf
7feec041840d74f5
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 7.5.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
7.5.7601.1
7514
Morocco N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 September 2008 at 3:26 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e48d8f65375d067e
2903c928c4388dbf
cfabbdd3
707d3d8a2a2f1b89
23c383aef6370af7
No 7.7.9600.1
7415
(winblue_r
4.141028-1
500)
7.7.9600.1
7415
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 031abd9ff6973f5e
4edb46496a47b9a5
699937bb
21f4484f8a4baf30
47ce504aa72e5935
No 6.6.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.6.2600.2
180
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5a44953121b76a73
ff39850b3d97a847
b6e18f13
b8e811a9922121fc
0c09372c515a6cf7
No 6.7.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
6.7.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5a44953121b76a73
ff39850b3d97a847
b6e18f13
b8e811a9922121fc
0c09372c515a6cf7
No 6.7.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
6.7.2600.5
512
10.224.1.117/32
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