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: 21 January 2018 at 5:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 32b102d79ff4b33a
d189a436810ec075
d80fe4c4
0b3946222d00dc3a
d15577a9d261d9fd
TrojWare.Win
32.Agent.358
40_B0
No 4.00 4.00 United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable e4b213cb6c0f18b8
5c8a101824c0fa27
ad2ff3e5
e17955eb52a448a2
db71e5933186fbd4
TrojWare.Win
32.Trojan.Ki
llapp.D0
No 5.00.1849.
1
5.00.1849.
1
United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 1bcf9df6dab90904
aebeda67deeeb258
3d20fd2b
937435f8e63ba48d
a54f7939d7baa84d
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No N/A N/A 105.235.218.250/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable f191c02bc23d8fc1
6d87d8011cdc1406
9b175c1a
97f22b5763c479b0
8e4e094f3339f070
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 August 2008 at 1:43 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 9bcf5e4040c046a3
311e46a76af81cf4
e8b65ec0
c970d992aca8bd39
ec18aebc4ccdcac1
No N/A N/A United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a8be567e57dd9826
e2618dc660f856db
c712a10c
0ca27fed9b7acb81
0a03198361c4fc4c
No 5.00.2195.
6601
5.00.2195.
6601
United States
3 N/A Executable e62af40b3b1c9e28
2d39ddc437119b40
a1bf5c5f
7187d076f2694893
401b41cc6de58f75
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 49e082e63a8bdde0
6f9f1cab35fc5408
06c6d539
f4567a1eb44ecdcb
afc3d5001538ddbe
No N/A N/A India
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