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: 13 October 2010 at 2:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable f6666e0dad4693e7
bbe8afae9f83da69
397c9f4d
5c5f2799a2c55ca8
42f108cdc53cc91a
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
2 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
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9c71e043cf79ca9d
b574c5bee9c79dea
f7704c11
43225574bad03c5f
f9395d1a9c85a37a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Vietnam N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5dab97ab4704177a
7a8fe2b5f63075cf
b5da455b
f95658f4e7a4ef98
6fea26c374c40de3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
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38

Safe Entries

First Seen: 24 June 2008 at 10:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 88920714dcfa142c
1bb5ba6c8c3558ba
2f4ef4e0
e63c228d06f65695
1116f49f970c472a
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Turkey
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e33913ef745ce66a
206be229e1f0856f
320ac316
74b230a8261ec5dd
c1dc0f3bbecd5b20
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable af3bebfb5e5e7d2d
eb9553a18d176f4a
f8bc674c
085c55d99faf4d4a
e1a857b02e31fcc6
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4da06e2041967263
643cdaf399a6c168
a92bbafc
2687fe4d5d2e8982
3e50d04b4ca989bd
No 6.0.6001.1
8000
(longhorn_
rtm.080118
-1840)
6.0.6001.1
8000
United States
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