How to Remove “boincmgr.exe”

What is boincmgr.exe?

Originally developed by Space Sciences Laboratory, boincmgr.exe is a legitimate file process and also called as BOINC Manager for Windows that is associated with software BOINC client.  It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

boincmgr.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after boincmgr.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by boincmgr.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • boincmgr.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove boincmgr.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove boincmgr.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and
unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.
Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 August 2009 at 9:48 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable cc267c8b17333b3d
2d663cbc5f5f5095
5c904d58
1df43007e3114fd6
0dc10cfd6616046b
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 7f3bd2ba7e29b361
7d92dd87542ccaac
4ce4d335
37ba62f3e54ea15a
98827169bdb7a01b
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 1:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Space Sciences Laboratory Executable 5f7ecaa7247206a8
9403bf76e2d949a2
2a211910
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Yes 6.6.4 6.6.4 Internal Submission
2 Space Sciences Laboratory Executable 2d88fa0745d00587
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0ad26e90
e09a23d7f0c0ab69
92fe107303415a03
Yes 6.6.37 6.6.37 Hungary
3 Space Sciences Laboratory Executable 6fe2b4c96f5e5ab1
62b38b3959d2a424
2ba63ab7
8f41f95d7f2cb449
515ddc414be93d51
No 6.6.24 6.6.24 United States
4 Space Sciences Laboratory Executable 0a226a3b91a23ff6
915b5ef070560a84
5d5ee6bf
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13113b67d430a36f
Yes 6.10.50 6.10.50 Poland
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