How to Remove “bootok.exe”

What is bootok.exe?


bootok.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is associated with  Microsoft Windows Operating System and
process also called as Boot Acceptance Application for Registry. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after bootok.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with bootok.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 bootok.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 bootok.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandbox technology to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using bootok.exe, 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 bootok.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 October 2011 at 9:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 984cb7f273913c17
fc4bcc77bb615d33
db555708
7fb6b22bc06493ec
adbd5b5ad7f34cdd
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 India N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 76ca45b7141dc9a9
79ee08001282c686
8bbd61d8
ebf2a28b0c609508
247577d9e92eeb6d
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 156.220.98.1/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8cc6bdbf9d352c65
de53f984ee088227
1c0fd837
05d31f2032645b35
2ea46879d0792b93
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable dec1ef301f656183
e4b79321526da807
c08a277f
0c83bf10dc334e36
fc6105edc16fae54
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Vietnam N/A
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20

Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 August 2008 at 9:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Non-executable 05c9783edbc4b12c
8cfb5f5367f2d445
461ab8e4
b83c80125fbcb472
5718ceeb92b05e9c
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
2 ReactOS Development Team Executable 8ee7dfd0f663260a
9b52987114ff5cdc
175274b4
d3b69098e22016a3
ca22fd00ab40bcaa
No 0.3.15- 0.3.15- Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 13f897b9710d95e1
431b1141da5a1e91
803aaf2a
d9e295fce81c268e
4b86dff479484152
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
4 ReactOS Development Team Executable 3e0f9130ef73eef4
8696babef608779a
7b9dadc5
df141b4c5b9eeb45
9a4295ee0ae4d848
No 0.4-SVN 0.4-SVN Internal Submission
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