How to Remove “rnathchk.exe”

What is rnathchk.exe?

rnathchk.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as RealNetworks ATH Check App. It belongs to RealOne Player software, developed by RealNetworks. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as rnathchk.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with malware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with rnathchk.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • rnathchk.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible rnathchk.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove rnathchk.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 April 2008 at 12:45 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable e056207b735821b0
a67e69e236f78d30
7b40a7d4
c70da060f3386057
62fac82aa13202f1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 7.0.0.1176 7.0.0.1176 Germany N/A
2 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 379fbce0305a8de2
9ecf816639eb27d2
67d45cd7
N/A Virus.Win32.
Expiro.4
No 7.0.0.1167 7.0.0.1167 United Kingdom N/A
3 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 7460f2c928f6990d
f20872a72383c519
8e47e8be
7798449dff08649f
2385c5bb6a958d6d
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.0.0.1176 7.0.0.1176 Bangladesh N/A
4 N/A Executable 7925bf5b32b40385
ec64236e8214e6f5
7d9db160
359bd40bd04cb76d
25a43e0bc446de5e
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 October 2008 at 3:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 4cf9077e2704b1ea
0e633282428f086c
dbebd465
8b58a2fe036913fc
21696e02e9e690a7
No 7.0.0.1176 7.0.0.1176 France
2 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 4cf9077e2704b1ea
0e633282428f086c
dbebd465
8b58a2fe036913fc
21696e02e9e690a7
No 7.0.0.1176 7.0.0.1176 Tunisia
3 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 4cf9077e2704b1ea
0e633282428f086c
dbebd465
8b58a2fe036913fc
21696e02e9e690a7
No 7.0.0.1176 7.0.0.1176 India
4 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 4cf9077e2704b1ea
0e633282428f086c
dbebd465
8b58a2fe036913fc
21696e02e9e690a7
No 7.0.0.1176 7.0.0.1176 Cameroon
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