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.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 July 2018 at 12:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 16ca955ddd57966f
a1a68dc5b1d803e0
082ad124
5e91cc2d0c4c349e
74ab2f9e4c07f3ea
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.0.50727.
5420
(Win7SP1.0
50727-5400
)
2.0.50727.
5420
Lao People's Democratic Republic N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a7edee1f3be72df3
b08c8dbae78b6128
b40ac493
8ce433c4fdf91516
69b0c37bd982deaf
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 2.0.50727.
4927
(NetFXspW7
.050727-49
00)
2.0.50727.
4927
Nigeria 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 f2909ef36dd9413a
8921a9b417a4da35
d937bac1
70656620b9d8153f
26d24f0377bdf740
Yes 4.7.2053.0
built by:
NET47REL1
4.7.2053.0 10.224.25.45/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable bbe03f67080bee06
1bbfb07dce9e7843
162e640d
48cbebce96c12d03
208a04a5dd63823a
No 1.0.3705.6
018
1.0.3705.6
018
United States
3 N/A Executable 25dd7ae30f2508a9
4ac0bfc0d3b31619
f2ee7a56
cc6edd069da6af34
6e89563aa634e7a3
No N/A N/A United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5298a700abd819cc
c8109c778916d3df
daf4944e
2a7e5d065add6830
104b50e76256228e
No 2.0.50727.
8007
(FX35W81RT
MGDR.05072
7-8000)
2.0.50727.
8007
United States
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