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 e45dedbb72f4da8d
7e67408f6a3b77c7
07116715
6548d490a811b469
de9be8a433aa952b
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 7.5.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
7.5.7601.1
7514
Australia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 087113fcc1b25db5
76d5ff24c877bd69
d2053c4f
34e131d5a1153035
9a7cb5d1f6c5f9b1
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.7.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
6.7.2600.5
512
Ukraine 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 79f880e63e564035
3451aa0a3e67cb49
12c7d070
dc81872e3e6bca39
b322a7fa1a044040
No 7.5.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
7.5.7601.1
7514
10.224.1.116/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1ec258d6e8923ac3
f0ba19c2aab50ca4
cd6bbd77
d54d2a4842d0e1dd
3e54118fbaababd4
No 6.0.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
6.0.2600.0 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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