How to Remove “bootwarn.exe”

What is bootwarn.exe?

bootwarn.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Symantec Corporation. This process is known as Norton Antivirus Boot Warning and it belongs to Norton Antivirus. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of bootwarn.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by bootwarn.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 startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • 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 bootwarn.exe file and open its location.
If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, 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 bootwarn.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the bootwarn.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with bootwarn.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove bootwarn.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 11 September 2008 at 12:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable da04f7f2607fe220
edd0d0e758cc8956
c3fc0835
6aa771caa4b337c7
671f8a26a7dd0cfe
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 11.0.1.3 11.0.1 India N/A
2 N/A Executable 5d70f577079fa7b6
5ad197fc4514ca29
8e2eab5b
83b87b8e19c3c5db
11e7f76f5c42d242
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.Agent
.oki0
No N/A N/A Brazil N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable af09a54d6120f7f0
78e39a01897794ae
61ff5630
fd3ce64cd39e076c
3f160eb7c59e476d
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 11.0.2.4 11.0.2 Brazil N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 33a971d50a40439e
b3c984752dbeae13
dcb4ce75
3d5cd87c535a5991
4198118ac8f590ed
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11.0.2.4 11.0.2 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 June 2008 at 4:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 62d0dab4cff37018
db9404f94800fca9
cc97d262
b01e64139ff5dd97
883d5de72c1bea6c
Yes 11.0.6.1 11.0.6 Ireland
2 Symantec Corporation Executable cbf342238ea0f2b6
cddd97c5bdd9a60e
64ef98dd
6c5ce3c9e0ed68d6
018456fcb4f70e81
No 11.0.10.2 11.0.10 United States
3 N/A Executable 13eb02ff27cf8abe
fd0ea637fe7d4a60
3f95eb51
25e377cd3b2cbf02
873768b6ee034627
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 Symantec Corporation Executable ca10611e2bea4a6e
cd412edd323799e2
5a882e05
7e09101174840927
afb193193fe2bebc
No 8.00.58 8.00.58 United States
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