How to Remove “hpbinxst.exe”

What is hpbinxst.exe?


hpbinxst.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as FinishOptions MFC Application. It belongs to software FinishOptions Application and was developed by Hewlett-Packard. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as hpbinxst.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

How to check if your computer is infected with hpbinxst.exe malware?    

 

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with hpbinxst.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • hpbinxst.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system


To further establish the malware infection, 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 hpbinxst.exe and open the file location


If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with hpbinxst.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing hpbinxst.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 November 2013 at 7:56 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Hewlett-Packard Executable 1ca41313e8eba2f4
6f690268c873eeb9
d00109dd
83f67223ac36d3d3
5933d2aed9831a06
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 4.3.23.18 4.3.23.18 37.98.224.162/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 August 2008 at 4:50 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hewlett-Packard Executable 9af65533a07b64cc
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75fc282e
ce9a0b3152d6fd22
4a063d028d830ed3
No 4.2.42.5 4.2.42.5 China
2 Hewlett-Packard Executable 12ce76c791b8c0e8
d585bf5811577fd0
4e00fdba
d28a68f1f764b9af
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No 5.0.0.27 5.0.0.27 United States
3 Hewlett-Packard Executable 690f6f2b4b63638e
aabbdfc0a47be3ae
12573645
92ab8dbccdea11c9
523b2a5a30c8956d
No 3.0.32.50 3.0.32.50 Internal Submission
4 Hewlett-Packard Executable eec00de00c89dadf
4835cfd159826fe7
2b54ac15
0d40829aa61038ee
d9a076b45027d05a
No 5.0.0.27 5.0.0.27 Canada
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