How to Remove “kill.exe”

What is kill.exe?

kill.exe is a legitimate file. This process is used to iSearch Removal Tool and  belongs to Software Process Killer it is developed by iSearch Internet. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files  The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as kill.exe to damage the software and hardware.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with kill.exe malware?       

Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with kill.exe malware

  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the kill.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton

When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the kill.exe and open the location, if the location is C:\Program Files, then the system is not affected by kill.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by kill.exe malware.

How to remove kill.exe malware from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing kill.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the Internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

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

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

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 kill.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 10 December 2008 at 8:45 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 83196348b3b889c4
4cd96a0a5c39f6f3
eaa63ec7
d540721ce8a93981
bf9acceb0c02e965
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 19dff52cc183d6ce
9f9c091bfa3468ef
556ee225
596351a87c1f9179
e60ae7ade9912fe8
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.MP
EC.Gen
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 33cac253966ed1c9
bd23e175a46e7885
dad00399
70a0f80a7ee17280
8d90ad21e49a9a80
Worm.Win32.A
utorun.dy02
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable a4c2d807e89a8381
804cdb9e64e6f36c
91f8d689
0800e8371f44993e
d809873e4cd52b7c
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 July 2008 at 12:55 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 60a48c650b03606e
d051cd8ee319f2cd
cac8e650
3ededabbad0346af
7895b88b1c0df491
No N/A N/A 10.100.19.19/32
2 N/A Executable 813f554fca4c4f01
0c98a1df45210268
1f5fc645
afea8821723bb98d
71fb7cb4e6493af6
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable b785dbe8eefc30ac
5ba5fb4b6908bee6
c54c5ef6
4b4396f54767f87f
3585f60c8c1fffc0
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.146/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2012a2c954eb6376
570d08e67c7a5e03
ae8bebd3
3bcc9b9b61a758ab
27322ced822eef86
Yes 6.0.5457.0
(vbl_core_
fbrel(Drew
B).051021-
1446)
6.0.5457.0 United States
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