How to Remove “diantz.exe”

What is diantz.exe?

diantz.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft Corporation. This process is known as Microsoft Cabinet Maker and it belongs to Windows Operating System. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of diantz.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by diantz.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 start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • 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 diantz.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 October 2011 at 2:42 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable d1bbbbc30da8687e
55dac950a353ea67
597e2c93
a94ea9225f909358
31cd05dea20d1fc7
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable cb0c8a347012e97f
c7e36a847bc679e4
f8002fe3
06b8fcef5948b2ad
d8391ef229869f1e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
31.9.135.244/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3383b4fa0f61adbb
c33039466429fdfc
cd9fb730
7f5d82d62c60f723
daae8a99bcd7ec96
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Romania N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f4eeb274f6ff1afd
88cfcd7e8156d8d4
dd1986e8
eb75d131500bd39d
597bf5d41ca4ecb2
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Italy N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 October 2009 at 11:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 35c22d890030be64
c96a3a9d0c067a6a
560db56b
a3242c6bd485c256
c5ba15fabc7eb0ca
No N/A N/A United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0924515f52b468f4
3fb656d084ed5443
799a055f
0080bdaf3cc698d4
2d086b5238ef1d7d
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable cb329b5711dd9065
50d2b0e61bd3ec0c
a39d6470
3b70a0595ff384e1
f274630c85d4d6f9
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.115/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3b6beae08450fd98
e42581f42c604081
2f83757a
ee075182073df39b
6338168b9f6227ba
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Canada
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