How to Remove “r1puninst.exe”

What is r1puninst.exe?


r1puninst.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by RealNetworks, Inc. This process is known as Uninstaller Shell Executable and it belongs to Uninstaller Shell Executable software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of r1puninst.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to detect whether your system is affected by r1puninst.exe?


Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:
  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.
To further establish the infection of malware, 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 r1puninst.exe file and open its location.
If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 June 2008 at 11:52 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 73fbb32b7be6df4e
fcf1d16f5812f162
a1390f7c
2f23b3154dcd0e97
e2f943cf5cf7b070
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 15.0.5.109 15.0.5.109 197.248.222.190/32 N/A
2 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable ed96c84ef3e023e1
4a05d6239eb6f889
00e0f925
N/A Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.0.0.4758 7.0.0.4758 Saudi Arabia N/A
3 N/A Executable 7b76ee9b30972c58
b81c5ceac65bd7c9
688d56ee
f05827530d1ef7e1
82839657ed4178b4
Virus.Win32.
Virut.AV
No N/A N/A United Kingdom N/A
4 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 974b9b4f4f526493
b493b503238f7207
c4d589a4
c10b81706d063814
48628a71ebb4ee2b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.l
No 7.0.1.68 7.0.1.68 Slovenia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 October 2008 at 5:02 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable ab8739916d1d91fe
7ef5450f612c4b2b
92897435
0a700844bdc7635d
884d2aeb7849e67d
Yes 15.0.3.37 15.0.3.37 Internal Submission
2 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 1de16e48e2ae445f
669513cf7b9e1969
4bc0ed1f
bb2e29e9093fe8a4
5f6f0092cfa3f641
Yes 7.0.1.772 7.0.1.772 Tunisia
3 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable b4fda9fbbaa6e297
dac39c7d89ebe427
8fb604be
a34cb95359ad7c38
b523ce9882a85f13
No 7.0.0.3915 7.0.0.3915 China
4 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 3684c9d2fba1eac1
36eccec192e29a14
fc8e49a8
806ba53b031915d4
9c087f2081a42831
Yes 15.0.4.53 15.0.4.53 10.224.1.53/32
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