How to Remove “convutil.exe”

What is convutil.exe?

convutil.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Corel Corporation. This process is known as Convert Utility and it belongs to Convert Utility. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after convutil.exe file.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with convutil.exe malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with convutil.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • convutil.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible convutil.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove convutil.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Free 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 after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 30 September 2010 at 7:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Corel Corporation Executable 39f9084f8130e2b1
877abb452759b951
41b708b7
7ac6819d796999af
4db77cd55f5c907d
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 12.0.0.238 12.0.0.238 United States N/A
2 Corel Corporation Executable c9fcedd2f5f27a5f
82c556810d5ce254
6c0b2199
60efdae7f0f234fd
59fde8eb884ee711
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 12.0.0.389 12.0.0.389 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 June 2008 at 4:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Corel Corporation Executable 63bffc22ae1d346a
b930cfae1762288f
e4a1e644
f2c8369e2a310d9a
6e6fce36b0f618cd
No 12.0.0.238 12.0.0.238 Canada
2 N/A Executable c9e447641eabf122
b4e513bdb56fcacb
c9973d86
5c39f8e002e0815c
fb511ae93f592c8f
No N/A N/A France
3 Corel Corporation Executable 6b6d3708b7a13501
683ed21b02b60873
941f1965
b2d8cf178de00d67
2d146b5cf8181d8b
Yes 15.0.0.512 15.0.0.512 10.100.19.18/32
4 Corel Corporation Executable c87717b6d98e4f51
8e0ec6db4224a9d8
0d320023
d68a9ab18e81c8f1
7b38c107741755bc
No 13.0.0.565 13.0.0.565 Internal Submission
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