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

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

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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 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 afd09049bb8bfb9b
12a5ae9fd8dc598a
2da0aaa5
6bd4d3b863cb710c
469bb2f2a76774d6
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.0.50727.
5420
(Win7SP1.0
50727-5400
)
2.0.50727.
5420
154.236.177.122/32 N/A
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable b2714f401c07bd3c
985715e996428620
5c294c24
86f7d848c3243f68
3db6f598f9acb36f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 2.0.50727.
5420
(Win7SP1.0
50727-5400
)
2.0.50727.
5420
197.39.19.187/32 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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