How to Remove “runonce.exe”

What is runonce.exe?


runonce.exe is a legitimate process file known as Run Once Wapper; it is associated with Windows Operating System and developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is typically located in C:\Windows\System32.
Malware programmers create files with malicious content and name them after runonce.exe witn an intention to spread virus on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS
 

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

    
Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with runonce.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • runonce.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly
If your PC is infected with runonce.exe malware, it will invite other malwares to cause more damage to your computer. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible runonce.exe malware attack:
 
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
 
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside the file path C:\Windows\System32, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.
 
How to remove the runonce.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
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: 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 the runonce.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 March 2018 at 4:53 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4f6acdb5755b44a3
67bc944fc36fac7d
19fe9f05
c70811f8731fc29f
3b923d9282b6d74d
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.CG
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Europe N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 34a31e03a0f31f7e
254aa2ff85d9997f
eb174eae
91ea71146ee48502
4053a5f4addd5569
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.00.2900.
5512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
6.00.2900.
5512
197.34.10.238/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4e858a24ed17c1b6
809f3d491dacc80b
264b88a5
f32f61ca49cd7507
17005775807ff0ff
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Nigeria N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c72544c7d5aecc33
958d52cd1b5a1711
ec8bafad
b5241c144d762461
99fdd3be521c4cbe
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
31.9.135.244/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 11:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable f6332d2b006a0d30
5800d3b1ddace8e5
4288c56a
4fc0bce668b047cc
3dc7f713a5f76b96
No 10.0.17127
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17127
.1
Colombia
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable ede3a3e7750f78ce
dfcb083840be1b19
bfd0ab45
f8f01d521a303107
70cd2209b4083e18
No 10.0.17127
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17127
.1
Italy
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9d135e6c27e03aa0
3bcad5a304a255f0
bd5a50d7
f93a3f4a3c79c252
a35139d6aa73a75d
No 10.0.17738
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17738
.1000
Japan
4 Computer Scene Ltd Executable a92bfa030025d08e
fe5554ee89b3a671
1194fe50
c9fd38a21c83c508
582dc2d656a6c3cb
No 2.00.0007 2.00.0007 United States
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