How to Remove “rasautou.exe”

What is rasautou.exe?

Originally developed by Microsoft Corporation, rasautou.exe is a legitimate file process that belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System. This process is known as Remote Access Dialer and it is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default.
rasautou.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after rasautou.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

If your system is affected by rasautou.exe malware, you will notice one or the several below symptoms:

  • rasautou.exe occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • 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 rasautou.exe malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove rasautou.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 ensure 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: 25 October 2011 at 1:17 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e632bf9bf0ea6e41
014e456baf90f76d
a3759398
543beb41d1c58fea
3becaa2f6adce26f
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Turkey N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 572458ac2e008f5a
7488234f71c84ff6
529ffd87
3712bf65b3a606cf
d7bacdb514bfe960
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Italy N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable c310097c07c66dae
424583cad1532387
a7401c98
dd8399c5da23f24a
04e901c01143fe03
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Trinidad and Tobago N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 339ef74e2c3e2e86
744a3d4d7aa9a1e3
2f71df7d
3ed46778bdb71554
efd84db62a2136db
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Hungary N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 1:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0d74fac36d43753c
b4c23f5afd0496fd
ccc61aa1
a0a96728a07fb9f7
58d74f8260b9b430
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d01fe83cfae546b8
32e960ba8f1d802d
5f6eb849
5ea9f292ee123705
3585295139485272
No 6.0.6000.1
6386
(vista_rtm
.061101-22
05)
6.0.6000.1
6386
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable e6ca91722891d15b
fa5734b0328c9aaa
3997289b
bdc18a906df1aa5c
fbb4c90e54118587
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
10.100.19.136/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 20202fa965b565fd
3e3fb43e58fd52e2
d075dc19
e226f100acc597a6
c5da43784b16aa69
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Internal Submission
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