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 2018 at 11:07 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 594bbf62aed1f8d4
2fa9eebb359c90ed
3c90c503
4965c52a474741eb
079d74bc190c74e2
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 170.254.53.86/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable 4bfa02c3e1b8f342
d46e106943775355
e4728ae5
6b68143de7d44839
75eee7b34c841fc5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Algeria N/A
3 N/A Executable c446004a6e5c57fa
d164564ef536596a
d226eca9
3d045d324679b005
7bb613ec252d0fa0
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Russian Federation 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 e62af40b3b1c9e28
2d39ddc437119b40
a1bf5c5f
7187d076f2694893
401b41cc6de58f75
No N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable 44810ebdd6ed81b1
8bd7d9a63393b778
d0f8bbc6
41da8a92d1862117
8cad37ac6665b0cd
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable bc59cea303064417
fa7c3a6f81ca8791
d846cf61
c42a659e18cd4343
45df8556a4ac2b91
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable 4b6d87fdc1e40ff7
1b74d794a4ad422d
c3a25dce
58ae25c80f9e294e
2c61a9e5604162dd
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.96/32
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