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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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 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ac6abf5340d35c25
16df71de53c7f00b
0ce9ee63
6a3e8c72750d046e
b2a91e962a82b7ec
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 7.5.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
7.5.7601.1
7514
Lao People's Democratic Republic N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a3f6daf4696a9918
bd10b0f4f85089cf
13589af5
2fa9d207931a0ef9
83a2651d2e07d707
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 7.5.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
7.5.7601.1
7514
Syrian Arab Republic 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 031abd9ff6973f5e
4edb46496a47b9a5
699937bb
21f4484f8a4baf30
47ce504aa72e5935
No 6.6.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
6.6.2600.2
180
Internal Submission
2 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
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b8fa0d7f0c2cff4f
75574ac0908dbdf5
14437670
ccec34d43e2b5cdf
84b90e3cc373c4d0
No 7.8.16232.
1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
7.8.16232.
1000
Germany
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