How to Remove “ifilttst.exe”

What is ​ifilttst.exe?

ifilttst.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Microsoft. This process is known as IFilter command line test tool and it belongs to the Microsoft Windows Operating System. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of ifilttst.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows NT/2000/2003/XP/Vista/2008/7/8 

How to detect whether your system is affected by ifilttst.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 startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • 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 ifilttst.exe file and open its location.


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

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from ifilttst.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the ifilttst.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo 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.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with ifilttst.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 October 2010 at 3:25 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0ad0e4e1b24c38ec
a4dff88e4f155275
38b1bc08
d279ec8d5f9b1c7e
12a0893f31d23425
Virus.Win32.
Nimnul.C
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.51/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 3cb4fb110e67526d
84863c4e9da0b209
66506c6f
b1fd2cf2ef70d59f
9e99eb81a542b7ee
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 3cf72d092b12e210
b4bc7de0db672a32
5da57434
03a3de9249c3c40c
2aafd44a45aebff6
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
4 N/A Executable 2b88783ac81f25fc
5a5d00e9eea05477
c307cc99
1787dd3080204627
510e0f75145c786a
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 March 2009 at 2:08 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0701353027251931
fac704532dee1a7b
60622b17
2e3ee0ba9f94f641
97e58c92e5d57378
Yes 6.2.9200.1
6384
(win8_rtm.
120725-124
7)
6.2.9200.1
6384
Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable d3cb1b9f31d4ca80
4cee408973c66744
d642b94d
1d16253865ea2de6
e244648688ea36b6
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 014f6d20144c7d2b
ca8ab35ea876f0b8
d3e93ad0
546757d9f79538bd
ef7815417b0e375d
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 23cfd01523c16443
1d782f0e2c363ef2
a2e9c460
e342ab9b6a745da8
69f1e692c4e89af0
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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