How to Remove “blastcln.exe”

What is blastcln.exe?

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

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with blastcln.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the blastcln.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove blastcln.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove blastcln.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove blastcln.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 October 2008 at 9:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e1fec51326420df4
890b9bc765075871
7371697a
56bb81c48338c3dc
dfee3e8dd5cec1c8
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9e341673c7051408
160ca4fdb56e63e4
46bff059
490d5d9f75e98206
595e03e405566ac3
TrojWare.Win
32.Inject.AH
IW
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Internal Submission N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 19cb23ca0fd1e180
d04bfdea25105c6f
adbd3e85
6ba041461fab6270
333260a9753c638b
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.ew
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c1fefd61c6f7a0ff
320712c71962caa6
ad5fd65c
1fd88e098fe7da51
a0b369fe1809efb4
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Latvia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 9:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 67e39b27ace192c3
62d31ee0cc7dd88b
5fb5f489
668aa3bbd3f2a316
6850d4aac7ed82c0
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0a5f87c164e6bc0e
24dbbb55613ebb49
ac150e73
3f9eef324f9af48f
e731267b9e016e65
Yes 1.0.0060.1 1.0.0060.1 Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ad8c9e3513d1a7a2
5904a7d78a2bfc77
9fb3d402
e34893fe18d33840
4e42cc9fbe8dfdd8
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable fa3366150dad4b81
dc5efb77349b5ca4
3f92bc6c
31b6039d8f5a08e9
1740c5cd13e2ec88
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States
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