How to Remove “installUtil.exe”

What is InstallUtil.exe?

InstallUtil.exe is a legitimate file, and is also called Install Utilities. It is a DDL file used for the system based on Windows 7, Windows XP or Windows Vista. It is generally stored in C:\windows. So the malware programmers or cyber criminals write programs and name it as InstallUtil.exe to spread infection via internet on to the system.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to find if the system is affected by installutil.exe malware

When the system performance is very slow or if you find more than 6 number of instances running in the system, make sure to check the task manager pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DET and go to the process tab to see how many number of installutil.exe is running in the system and open the file location of those instances, if the location is in C:\Windows then you can confirm that it is a genuine file of Microsoft.net, if its location is found in a different location or then the system is infected by installutil.exe virus.

How to remove the InstallUtil.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the InstallUtil.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 December 2010 at 11:13 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4dd21fd91ab1887e
647c589caddda0c5
7ef5c8b0
bd5418372e3b8221
071faad733f79843
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.0.50727.
4927
(NetFXspW7
.050727-49
00)
2.0.50727.
4927
Indonesia N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable bd8b4c5bdb63033d
7d8beb76817dc4d7
5c25029d
67320d8cb6a1c54a
b8e01e14e65136d3
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Bacteraloh
.h
No 2.0.50727.
3053
(netfxsp.0
50727-3000
)
2.0.50727.
3053
Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 259d4998f66c9ccd
c07d5ef60ea83f75
830b8b72
0f5095266cb5aaa8
3952c808b233cef9
P2PWorm.Win3
2.Bacteraloh
.h
No 2.0.50727.
1433
(REDBITS.0
50727-1400
)
2.0.50727.
1433
Russian Federation N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable afe46ac53c6a2104
ee33a92045a1faf0
e57a0a6d
94b6f40dc7ed3c43
031146703ee721d7
TrojWare.Win
32.TrojanDro
pper.Stabs.l
No 2.0.50727.
42
(RTM.05072
7-4200)
2.0.50727.
42
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 1:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 88fc9365fd570d97
78c08e026e62f037
d6d3a986
c5ed5d49a6fbf78e
a541ee3065fee5d8
Yes 4.6.81.0
built by:
NETFXREL2
4.6.81.0 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 24f8636f174defb4
b6bf02c1b1c78aab
5199c2c8
d3fd43310ae691a6
8a872067f86ee4b0
No 2.0.50727.
5420
(Win7SP1.0
50727-5400
)
2.0.50727.
5420
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e01397b5738acbd8
8632c66e351e4e28
09b873db
d4ad121346d46ea3
9e360c3f7559e965
No 2.0.50727.
3053
(netfxsp.0
50727-3000
)
2.0.50727.
3053
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6b4bc5bb48d38e77
de90dc99b8af07bc
0e575e5c
cbc4d01bc7af8ebf
41b96518793f3238
No 2.0.50727.
4927
(NetFXspW7
.050727-49
00)
2.0.50727.
4927
Turkey
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