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 581394a5f2b20268
4f68551b95839811
6f05d64e
b13a159dc10c1bf4
cafb292022dcaf55
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Canada N/A
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21

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 ReactOS Development Team Executable 8ee7dfd0f663260a
9b52987114ff5cdc
175274b4
d3b69098e22016a3
ca22fd00ab40bcaa
No 0.3.15- 0.3.15- Internal Submission
2 ReactOS Development Team Executable 2c6d0e359e2f876e
58ce1b52616b92e8
9dcd1151
05d21b99cab7d739
63e4ddcb5a19e8ff
No 0.4.9 0.4.9 10.108.51.116/32
3 ReactOS Development Team Executable daafd6b616174995
353b96010849d783
7a182c6a
d1a22e7a6f90828b
ac66c134d6af1edc
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 10.108.51.194/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 76a473d8cfecbee2
b9722c786909b533
0f604cd9
12b8d917f6f06977
90e0eddeeb3c4b94
No 4.00 4.00 United States
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