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.

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 the InstallUtil.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 3:37 pm
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