How to Remove “rl.exe”

What is rl.exe?

Originally developed by Mimaki Engineering Ltd, rl.exe is a legitimate file process. This process is known as RasterLinkPro5 and it belongs to RasterLinkPro5 product. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

rl.exe virus is created when malware authors write virus files and name them after rl.exe with an aim to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

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

  • rl.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:\Program Files, you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

You can either choose to remove rl.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: 30 October 2010 at 3:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 61cf5297b9e35bec
07c32d1e927041d8
a8f726c7
822b6218dace16ad
aeef0a2dafb9b357
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable adb4fada167696b2
a7572cbffcca35bf
560b1464
79a75688aec8754b
b2e56259e2abd71e
Application.
Win32.MultiP
lug.BNI
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 81c7f0d8c51dcf68
80086ddff68ca031
ee3d37a4
1b63b4e4fe4be0d8
607d362c3d2f2677
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 N/A Executable 187a8ae8cd6496fd
ebcc10ece69be366
b311e9bd
f82dc144bfd813a8
d5389171d9ce92f0
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 July 2008 at 11:15 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 992c19abe7e92be8
2855d80722b3bb98
b6dd5d4a
3e25c705e0bdc6ca
4f97e63450d45e81
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 83c2d2d639e4fd1f
73d0df34b0fcc8ce
dd161781
5f6a0a3d63d24706
d61ae0dd1357a832
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Executable 83a9ea967ae4f13d
ac560d202fa2dc17
f0311ada
d69d7cd93a1b4f0f
0bc41f52a203555f
No N/A N/A Mexico
4 N/A Executable 7075afa869960584
a8bd1bdc21712424
e6607a51
0ee1f078a0d2087d
b7ac1ff57640b5ac
No N/A N/A Russian Federation
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