How to Remove “jinit.exe”

What is jinit.exe?


jinit.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Oracle JInitiator.  It is associated with software Oracle JInitiator developed by oracle. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as jinit.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with jinit.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with jinit.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • jinit.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly


Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible jinit.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove jinit.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 September 2010 at 4:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Oracle Executable 5dba7ff8b01db61e
83634ee6c20954e1
9fc79074
ca53c4490242cef8
0caf7c8c16959b7c
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 1.3.1.17 1.3.1.17 Pakistan N/A
2 Oracle Executable 16dbb860829ff6d3
3919738f1a77a36a
2665f765
d2a35a5622afa258
d070dd0c4f026e97
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.3.1.30 1.3.1.30 Turkey N/A
3 Oracle Executable b62345609bd867da
7bebffefc766ad09
17140862
27e64bb1a1f299aa
b17a84a76b0900de
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.BA
T.~B
No 1. 3. 0.0.0.0 Australia N/A
4 Oracle Executable 1141d3b3ef2c694b
4dec545918d22872
53652318
11fcdb3f0dac2874
8a43ce9ad5069a3a
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.3.1.30 1.3.1.30 Turkey N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 August 2008 at 1:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Oracle Executable 24b14ec0d847c31b
2fbfb6aa2d7ca725
dc55b541
3d6273453f7efc0a
bbd169d3c72098dc
Yes 1.3.1.28 1.3.1.28 Turkey
2 Oracle Executable 7ecacabbb6ed4f01
e074ff882945cc4b
68ff6345
0728906a3853b548
9fd2b62176ca9e1c
Yes 1.3.1.22 1.3.1.22 Turkey
3 N/A Executable 7766fa9977fb7b25
9e91926cb57f6c69
27e1ada1
f2698404b45b5ffc
af9a42a4ea7bcaf5
Yes N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 38532ab34afe16b8
8058008eda06ec30
ce4510ba
b958f69a3eaf0800
18d131428b6fa4e9
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
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