How to Remove “narrator.exe”

What is narrator.exe?

Originally developed by  Microsoft Corporation, narrator.exe is a legitimate file process that is associated with Windows Operating System. It is an important component of Microsoft Narrator application and is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. narrator.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after narrator.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by narrator.exe malware, you will notice one of several of the following symptoms:

  • narrator.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser(s) is bombarded with annoying ad popups
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites

To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove narrator.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove narrator.exe and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.

2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:

  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.

The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to make sure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 March 2018 at 6:39 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 01a945c55bb3c1df
393b0c1e8bbfcfad
a4c2ea57
08c758a2aba90af8
227aee894a7a7e35
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Italy N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1803761579524934
d9a2bb693e506ede
e3ce3861
ef4d6adeadf09cf2
7c83d8a6964010ec
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f25c2e379e2f68b9
4e3098d7864aa9c2
b1cda1cf
655d86671ed00869
9bed37c8877209e5
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
197.214.249.165/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e687fa6e20f5251f
a48ba7304f9b77a7
a19f8605
ab585214c0996497
ee60cf94bca00442
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
151.236.168.34/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 13 September 2018 at 9:52 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0521028e10a32083
3719cb81ac2d674f
38696e7c
aa626575e7b8621c
396fdfdcf969612e
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
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