How to Remove “reporter.exe”

What is reporter.exe?

reporter.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Winamp Error Reporter. It belongs to Winamp Error Reporter software and was developed by Nullsoft, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as reporter.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with reporter.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 reporter.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • reporter.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 reporter.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with reporter.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing reporter.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 reporter.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 February 2018 at 5:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Nullsoft, Inc. Executable 8d1f9f1d1a20d902
065c9b7b678dec1a
09da53aa
2e576adf1cd50db1
9589ba91e31e34b3
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 11, 0,
0
5.6.6.3516 156.203.93.62/32 N/A
2 Nullsoft, Inc. Executable 974e5c452b1cffb0
c66c414c92a52724
69848243
972d9d325c60758d
9ad992981fc101f2
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 11, 0,
0
5.6.6.3512 Indonesia N/A
3 Nullsoft, Inc. Executable a320432305ee7cf8
7a15847105b45aae
da03c8cf
f13236623dffe851
0d77d6681c64b6ab
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1, 11, 0,
0
5.6.6.3516 Indonesia N/A
4 Nullsoft, Inc. Executable 06708542b1d6cb38
1e2506ee271e9f19
d02c7e4f
90fcbe80f7aeb8a2
b565134dcd200dbe
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5,7,0,3323 5.7.0.3323 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 May 2010 at 2:41 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 CEFLA s.c.r.l. Executable 038ed588efd77a9f
44aa73a1fd02a964
f231d905
19e32d943b171ce3
83e4092f71b65588
No 6.1.1.1 6.1.1.1 10.224.25.96/32
2 JetBrains Executable 91a859d923aa164b
59cfab7f1ec16817
d6dd4990
4399e3de46a6ffd6
2d752b954132d9a8
Yes 777.0.0.0 777.0.0.0 10.224.25.43/32
3 CEFLA s.c.r.l. Executable 038ed588efd77a9f
44aa73a1fd02a964
f231d905
19e32d943b171ce3
83e4092f71b65588
No 6.1.1.1 6.1.1.1 United States
4 Nullsoft, Inc. Executable b472d99ef62e9e43
c4bf5e21cb7cb832
4e70c62b
14c4b0dfbf4a5e76
10d8e521c6a36b81
No 1, 11, 0,
0
5.6.6.3516 10.108.51.216/32
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  • 32 items per page
 
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