How to Remove “klist.exe”

What is klist.exe?

klist.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Java Platform SE 7 U9. It belongs to Java Platform SE binary and was developed by Oracle Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Malware authors write different types of malicious programs and name it as klist.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with klist.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • klist.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the klist.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with klist.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing klist.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: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, 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 klist.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 19 October 2018 at 12:34 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ac528d5dbf5e797a
759e3ae6fdc23332
8194f574
c06ec084b28100e8
81025c3a3d274edd
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
31.9.135.244/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 5803816ce0e35ec5
e92648b165771ea2
7cbf483f
33d7302b8d3a5849
37fc7c0e83921a16
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
5.155.7.12/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8551bc7529d0393c
26aadc730ec26b90
82165a74
3cc81297a6fbe33c
751215442d55264e
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.CG
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 88b564f2e93d5c7f
6589d2d96d6b3dd5
3663eb7d
65c67670206ebd1d
7ff8567283985219
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 26 November 2008 at 11:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Executable f019e65ecb48b3eb
9d00cc833d996ed7
7030cbc5
382477fa651934c5
da0c97c58ad8812b
Yes 6.0.230.5 6.0.230.5 10.224.25.96/32
2 N/A Executable 44822d5cae497294
194b3e1f02004253
36f97321
80fde4df8e5b075d
6e73b74ea883cab4
No 8.0.1520.6 8.0.1520.6 10.108.51.235/32
3 Oracle Corporation Executable 186a2ed19b1a1359
829a94a0c57f9c7e
6de7e2cf
fe44e3f896c1056a
4a9a402fefba24d4
No 8.0.1210.0 8.0.1210.0 United States
4 Oracle Corporation Executable ad38b041ab691a04
2107a0933fab3b32
89e9863f
e408e46c5dd2d03a
7474aa12baabefee
Yes 8.0.600.27 8.0.600.27 United States
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