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 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
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable c0d42bda1de2ae0d
7d2ef3993f47ca78
b621e18b
366b3431569db37c
b2c84ee4df1be35f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria 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 e4b7e3316819e900
20d5642b740e3e96
372f055c
615a3baf6f85736c
21f70153e646bac4
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.CG
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
France N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 August 2008 at 1:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2e70e0e1c717731f
ee1e57ef947444d3
6202d1f5
e9a9106416300e0f
bab4534babf93adb
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
10.224.1.115/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e33913ef745ce66a
206be229e1f0856f
320ac316
74b230a8261ec5dd
c1dc0f3bbecd5b20
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.55/32
3 N/A Executable 35c22d890030be64
c96a3a9d0c067a6a
560db56b
a3242c6bd485c256
c5ba15fabc7eb0ca
No N/A N/A United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 99cca45b0736a7bb
7557aba5b66d2a2e
81c5da6d
39f5873a2f7b49a3
e67ba8a5d8218f7d
No 5.1.2600.5
508
(xpsp.0803
20-1622)
5.1.2600.5
508
Internal Submission
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