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 974e5c452b1cffb0
c66c414c92a52724
69848243
972d9d325c60758d
9ad992981fc101f2
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 11, 0,
0
5.6.6.3512 Indonesia N/A
2 Nullsoft, Inc. Executable 06708542b1d6cb38
1e2506ee271e9f19
d02c7e4f
90fcbe80f7aeb8a2
b565134dcd200dbe
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5,7,0,3323 5.7.0.3323 India N/A
3 Nullsoft, Inc. Executable 1f1a4f1a8ac64759
95fe1bcf14b87161
a97c2d8d
0adde3a5e47f18e8
7d59cfc6eab2a75d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1, 11, 0,
0
5.6.6.3516 Venezuela N/A
4 Nullsoft Executable 4f9c81a90a2c5edb
2c16732efcf883df
2f7ecbed
01a91b35e35e6ff0
ad68f70fef417818
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5,5,0,1550 5.5.0.1550 Bulgaria 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 JetBrains Executable 91a859d923aa164b
59cfab7f1ec16817
d6dd4990
4399e3de46a6ffd6
2d752b954132d9a8
Yes 777.0.0.0 777.0.0.0 10.224.25.43/32
2 Nullsoft, Inc. Executable b472d99ef62e9e43
c4bf5e21cb7cb832
4e70c62b
14c4b0dfbf4a5e76
10d8e521c6a36b81
No 1, 11, 0,
0
5.6.6.3516 10.108.51.216/32
3 JetBrains Executable d402d1ee842403fa
25cb5c986ca12ddc
54201b70
eac85073d430b7e9
6c83354826fc5827
Yes 111.0.0.0 111.0.0.0 United States
4 Nullsoft, Inc. Executable b472d99ef62e9e43
c4bf5e21cb7cb832
4e70c62b
14c4b0dfbf4a5e76
10d8e521c6a36b81
No 1, 11, 0,
0
5.6.6.3516 10.224.25.96/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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