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?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply

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

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: 04 November 2018 at 12:03 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8fdc5b1affae9873
64e6dfc3f484e4ba
4846f470
8a75ba3b4338772b
bf69e7bf85adb016
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 2.0.50727.
5483
(Win7SP1GD
R.050727-5
400)
2.0.50727.
5483
Europe N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2cd3b59cce09aab4
27d965dbba195081
f98615b7
91e606f6d699c848
17fc71f9be752ac2
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 2.0.50727.
7905
(win9rel.0
50727-7900
)
2.0.50727.
7905
103.231.92.248/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 06e43e630b547be1
19319db641f0a49a
22216d12
f4d5b8879d885b62
c535bee60eb653ab
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.0.50727.
5420
(Win7SP1.0
50727-5400
)
2.0.50727.
5420
Indonesia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable f3e5bdf3ca55c3d8
cee6168a43ff643a
d0a48bbe
1a0de86c7136ba58
1104bb9aaf0f2036
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.0.50727.
5420
(Win7SP1.0
50727-5400
)
2.0.50727.
5420
Philippines N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 3:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable bbe03f67080bee06
1bbfb07dce9e7843
162e640d
48cbebce96c12d03
208a04a5dd63823a
No 1.0.3705.6
018
1.0.3705.6
018
United States
2 N/A Executable 25dd7ae30f2508a9
4ac0bfc0d3b31619
f2ee7a56
cc6edd069da6af34
6e89563aa634e7a3
No N/A N/A United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1f2be04579ab2550
ccc245bd17cae9b1
cc8e3874
f9efd49dcc1ac028
017d82022d2311b0
No 2.0.50727.
5483
(Win7SP1GD
R.050727-5
400)
2.0.50727.
5483
United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 60070f7dd173f0ab
9a50debd209ae93d
7ae61202
571560b56d2ca329
36ab8d2df6ea1fbf
Yes 4.6.1590.0
built by:
NETFXREL2
4.6.1590.0 10.224.25.44/32
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