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: 02 December 2008 at 8:16 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 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2a2eb19000023c5f
b338bc9dce792ca7
cbdf127f
892567b45e384075
1dd5001f7ff8bce3
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ki
llapp.D0
No 5.00.1849.
1
5.00.1849.
1
United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 32b102d79ff4b33a
d189a436810ec075
d80fe4c4
0b3946222d00dc3a
d15577a9d261d9fd
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.358
40_B0
No 4.00 4.00 United States N/A
4 Intel System Boxing Executable 5c8bd0c5f8fd0cdc
02790eaad4af8309
0870c50b
fbae13fc394f4b62
846fb43d189a8030
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.0.1.0 1.0.0.0 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 November 2008 at 11:51 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 9a64e70854ff18ac
38f33e58f2d61fe9
00fc01c5
701f0bda4f4dc880
32afc0e11644dace
No N/A N/A United Kingdom
2 N/A Executable 60a48c650b03606e
d051cd8ee319f2cd
cac8e650
3ededabbad0346af
7895b88b1c0df491
No N/A N/A 10.100.19.19/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a8be567e57dd9826
e2618dc660f856db
c712a10c
0ca27fed9b7acb81
0a03198361c4fc4c
No 5.00.2195.
6601
5.00.2195.
6601
United States
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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